monument

See also: Monument and monûment

EnglishEdit

 
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Devils Tower National Monument.

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French monument, from Latin monumentum (memorial), from monēre (to remind)

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monument (plural monuments)

 
A monument (definitions 1 or 2) in Lithuania at the Geographical Center of Europe
  1. A structure built for commemorative or symbolic reasons, or as a memorial; a commemoration.
    There is a monument on the town green to the soldiers who died in World War I.
  2. An important site owned by the community as a whole.
  3. An exceptional or proud achievement.
    • 1961 October, “Talking of Trains: Last of the M.S.W.J.R.”, in Trains Illustrated, page 586:
      The line became a monument to his drive and imagination - and a hard training course for the future chief of the Great Central.
  4. An important burial vault or tomb.
  5. A legal document.
  6. A surveying reference point marked by a permanently fixed marker (a survey monument).
  7. A pile of stones left by a prospector to claim ownership of ore etc. found in a mine.

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monument (third-person singular simple present monuments, present participle monumenting, simple past and past participle monumented)

  1. (transitive) To mark or memorialize with a monument.

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Probably borrowed from Latin monumentum.

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monument m (plural monuments)

  1. monument

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DanishEdit

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Borrowed from Latin monumentum.

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monument n (singular definite monumentet, plural indefinite monumenter)

  1. monument

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DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin monumentum.

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monument n (plural monumenten, diminutive monumentje n)

  1. monument

EstonianEdit

 
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Russalka monument in Tallinn

EtymologyEdit

From German Monument, ultimately from Latin monumentum (memorial) (from monēre (to remind)).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmonumenʲt/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧nu‧ment

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monument (genitive monumendi, partitive monumenti)

  1. monument
    1. A sculpture or building built for the honour and commemoration of a person or an event.

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FrenchEdit

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Borrowed from Latin monumentum.

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monument m (plural monuments)

  1. monument

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin monumentum.

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monument m (plural monuments)

  1. monument

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin monumentum.

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monument n (definite singular monumentet, indefinite plural monument or monumenter, definite plural monumenta or monumentene)

  1. monument

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin monumentum.

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monument n (definite singular monumentet, indefinite plural monument, definite plural monumenta)

  1. monument

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OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin monumentum. Attested from the 13th century.[1]

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monument m (plural monuments)

  1. monument

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  1. ^ Diccionari General de la Lenga Occitana, L’Academia occitana – Consistòri del Gai Saber, 2008-2016, page 390.

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monument m

  1. monument

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French monument, Latin monumentum. Doublet of the inherited mormânt.

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monument n (plural monumente)

  1. monument
  2. memorial

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin monumentum.

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monument n

  1. monument

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Declension of monument 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative monument monumentet monumenter monumenterna
Genitive monuments monumentets monumenters monumenternas

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