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Main Entry: mon·u·ment
Pronunciation: primarystressmän-yschwa-mschwant
Function: noun
1 : something that serves as a memorial; especially : a building, pillar, stone, or statue honoring a person or event
2 : a work, saying, or deed that lasts or that is worth preserving <the book is a monument of scholarship>
3 : a boundary marker (as a stone)
4 : a place of historic interest or natural beauty set aside and maintained by the government as public property

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