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Monuments and memorials

ancient monument

noun

a very old building, especially one that belongs to the state and is open to visitors

cenotaph

noun

a large structure built to remind people of soldiers, sailors etc who died in wars

column

noun

a tall thick post built in a public place to honour an important event or famous person

memorial

noun

a structure built to remind people of a famous person or event

memorial

noun

something created to honour someone who has died

monument

noun

a structure built in a public place to celebrate an important person or event

monument

noun

a place of historical importance, for example an old building

monumental

adjective

relating to a monument that celebrates an important person or event

national monument

noun

a building or area that is important to a country’s history or culture and is protected by the government

the National Trust

an organization in the UK that owns and looks after historical buildings and areas of countryside for people to visit

obelisk

noun

a tall pointed stone pillar that has been built to remember an important person or event

pantheon

noun

a building that was built to honour gods or famous people

the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

a public place where a soldier whose name is not known is buried as a sign of respect for all the other soldiers killed in a particular war whose names are not known

war memorial

noun

a structure that is built to remind people of the soldiers and other people who were killed in a war

facekini

a face mask worn on the beach in order to protect the face from the sun

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grungy

dirty and sometimes untidy or smelling bad

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lookbook

a set of photographs which show what different clothes styles look like and is used to advertise those clothes

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