landmark
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landmark(
lahnd
-
mark
)
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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landmark
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (distinctive feature)
a. el punto de referencia, lugar señero
(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).
2. (fig)
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).
(in history)
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landmark [ˈlændmɑːk]
noun
1 (Náut) marca (f); señal (f) fija; (boundary mark) mojón (m)
Start Point is a well-known landmark for sailors the twin towers have long been a landmark for shipping
2 (well-known thing) punto (m) de referencia
the local landmark is the church spire I looked about me for a landmark
3 (important event) hito (m)
to be a landmark in history marcar un hito en la historia; ser un hito histórico; it was a landmark case (Jur) el caso sentó precedente
the Court's landmark ruling on abortion
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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famous landmark
el punto referencia famoso
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