Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun landmark

4 senses of landmark

Sense 1
landmark -- (the position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape; "the church steeple provided a convenient landmark")
       => position, place -- (the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place")

Sense 2
landmark, turning point, watershed -- (an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend; "the agreement was a watershed in the history of both nations")
       => juncture, occasion -- (an event that occurs at a critical time; "at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave"; "it was needed only on special occasions")

Sense 3
landmark -- (a mark showing the boundary of a piece of land)
       => reference point, point of reference, reference -- (an indicator that orients you generally; "it is used as a reference for comparing the heating and the electrical energy involved")

Sense 4
landmark -- (an anatomical structure used as a point of origin in locating other anatomical structures (as in surgery) or as point from which measurements can be taken)
       => structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure -- (a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure")

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