What is another word for monument?

333 synonyms found


[ mˈɒnjuːmənt], [ mˈɒnjuːmənt], [ m_ˈɒ_n_j_uː_m_ə_n_t]

Monuments are commemorations of important events, individuals or accomplishments, and there are various synonyms for the word. Some of the alternatives to monument include memorial, obelisk, statue, cenotaph, marker, trophy, edifice, or remembrance. Each of these words carries a slightly different connotation, but they all signify something noteworthy or significant. A memorial is a tribute to something past, such as a war memorial. An obelisk is a tall monument typically made of one stone, while a statue is a sculpted representation of a person or animal. A cenotaph is an empty tomb or monument erected in honor of a person or group who is buried elsewhere. The word marker is used for a smaller monument, often used to indicate a gravesite, while a trophy can be for a sporting or other competitive event.

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Usage examples for Monument

And thus also they continually saw the monument of their self-sacrifice.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
We had not chanced to know of this work of art before we came full upon it on the morning following our arrival in the city; but certainly it is the most remarkable and the most superb monument in St. Petersburg.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
And his eyes are wet with tears; a touching monument of his dread of thee!
"The Mystery of the Locks"
Edgar Watson Howe

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