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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.
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1 -- color) A rendering by Glendale's Landmark Entertainment shows plans for the Three Castle Kingdom in Ningbo, China.
Gary Goddard, chairman of Landmark, said, ``This is the first theme park in China that will combine the best of the East and West to create a very unique attraction.
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Designating the rock a historical landmark, it's obviously brought attention to the rock, that it's a special part of the valley, it needs to be preserved,'' said Holly Huff, a resident and member of the Susana Knolls Homeowners Association working to preserve the rock in their neighborhood.
We credit this honor to the power of the people of Hampton - from housekeepers, maintenance staff, front desk associates, General Managers, hotel owners, landmark owners to community leaders - and share this distinction with every one of these individuals.