Quick answer
"Landmark" is a noun which is often translated as "el punto de referencia", and "milestone" is a noun which is often translated as "el mojón". Learn more about the difference between "landmark" and "milestone" below.
landmark(
lahnd
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mark
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (orientation point)
a. el punto de referencia
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The campers used the river as a landmark to find their way.Los campistas utilizaron el río como punto de referencia para orientarse.
2. (monument)
a. el monumento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Sydney Opera House is the best known landmark in the city.La Ópera de Sídney es el monumento más conocido de esta ciudad.
3. (milestone)
a. el mojón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
These landmarks marked the boundary of the Holy Roman Empire.Estos mojones demarcaban la frontera del Sacro Imperio Romano.
4. (important event)
a. el hito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
"Tristan and Isolde," Wagner's opera, was a landmark in the history of music.La ópera de Wagner, "Tristán e Isolda", marcó un hito en la historia de la música.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (representative)
a. emblemático
It is considered to be a landmark novel of the 20th century.Está considerada como una de las novelas emblemáticas del siglo XX.
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milestone(
may
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uhl
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ston
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (milepost)
a. el mojón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Turn off the highway at the milestone for mile 39.Sal de la carretera en el mojón de la milla 39.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(significant event)
a. el hito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Winning the Nobel Prize was a milestone in the chemist's career.Ganar el Premio Nobel marcó un hito en la carrera del químico.
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