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landmark

[′lan‚märk]
(cell and molecular biology)
Any distinctive feature that can be used to identify a chromosome.
(engineering)
Any fixed natural or artificial monument or object used to designate a land boundary.
(navigation)
A conspicuous natural or artificial object near or on land, other than an established aid to navigation, and observable by eye or radar; used in the piloting type of navigation.

Landmark

Any building structure or place that has a special character or special historic or aesthetic interest or value as part of the heritage or cultural characteristics of a city, state, or nation.

landmark

1. Any building, structure, or place that has a special character, special historic interest, and/or special aesthetic interest, or value, as part of the development, heritage, or cultural characteristics of a nation, state, city, or town.
2. A monument, fixed object, or marker on the ground that designates the location of a land boundary.
3. A formal designation of such status for a building by a national or local authority. Also see National Historic Landmark and National Register of Historic Places.
References in periodicals archive ?
Juan, et al, Automatic Localization of Cephalometric Landmarks Journal of Biomedical Informatics, Volume 34, Issue 3, 2001, Pages 146-156.
7] Hadis Mohseni, Shohreh Kasaei, Automatic Localization of Cephalometric Landmarks IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology 2007 page 396-401