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noun [countable] landmark pronunciation in American English /ˈlændˌmɑrk/
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  1. 1
    a famous building or object that you can see and recognize easily
    The Statue of Liberty is a very famous landmark.
  2. 2
    a major event or achievement that marks an important stage in a process and makes progress possible
    This book has become a landmark in art criticism.
    1. a.
      [only before noun] important and likely to influence future actions or decisions
      a landmark ruling (=an important decision made in a court of law)
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