1. [ noun ] a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
Synonyms: memorial
Related terms: structure gravestone brass pyramid national_monument megalith pantheon Statue_of_Liberty lincoln_memorial triumphal_arch cenotaph washington_monument commemorate
2. [ noun ] (geography) an important site that is marked and preserved as public property
Related terms: site market_cross
3. [ noun ] a burial vault (usually for some famous person)
Synonyms: repository
Related terms: burial_chamber
Similar spelling:   monumental