What is landmark?

  • (noun): An event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend.
    Synonyms: turning point, watershed
    See also — Additional definitions below


Originally, a 'landmark' literally meant a geographic feature used by explorers and others to find their way back or through an area.

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Some articles on landmark:

Landmark Records
... Landmark Records was an American jazz record label founded in 1985 by Orrin Keepnews as a successor to Milestone Records ... Landmark Records published albums recorded by the Kronos Quartet of music by Bill Evans and Thelonious Monk, as well as straight jazz albums ... Landmark passed to Muse Records in 1993 ...
List Of Delisted National Register Of Historic Places Properties - NHL Designation Withdrawn, Although NRHP Listing Kept
... three sites that had their National Historic Landmark status withdrawn, while retaining NRHP listing ... Landmark name Image Date declared Locality County and State Description Yancey, William Lowndes, Law Office 1973, withdrawn in 1986 Montgomery Montgomery County, Alabama As ... integrity for which it was originally designated a landmark, leading to the withdrawal of its designation ...
Landmark Cases In The Law Of Contract
... Landmark Cases in the Law of Contract (2008) is a book by Charles Mitchell and Paul Mitchell, which outlines the key cases in English contract law ... It is followed by Landmark Cases in the Law of Tort ...
Smithsonian Institution Shelter - Landmark
... been considered for National Historic Landmark status, but has not been recommended for submission yet ...
Landmark, Manitoba - Bibliography
100 Years In Our Community A Centennial Project of the Landmark 4-H Home Ec ... Club, 1970 ...

More definitions of "landmark":

  • (noun): The position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape.
    Example: "The church steeple provided a convenient landmark"
  • (noun): An anatomical structure used as a point of origin in locating other anatomical structures (as in surgery) or as point from which measurements can be taken.
  • (noun): A mark showing the boundary of a piece of land.

Famous quotes containing the word landmark:

    They throw in Drummer Hodge, to rest
    Uncoffined—just as found:
    His landmark is a kopje-crest
    That breaks the veldt around;
    Thomas Hardy (1840–1928)