A ‘Landmark’ is a conspicuous object on land that serves as a guide, especially to travelers on a road. It is a noun.
It has been in use before 1000 and has been derived from the Old English word landmearc.
Meanings of Landmark
1. An object (as a stone or tree) that marks the boundary of land
2. An event or development that marks a turning point or a stage
Master’s Tip to Learn Landmark
It is very easy to remember the meaning of ‘Landmark’ as it can be broken down into ‘Land + Mark’ which would mean something that is supposed to mark a portion of land, in our case it can be used to mark anything like an event or development.
Sentence examples for Landmark:
1. These are probably the last of the landmark civil-rights trials.
2. The eruption is a landmark event for a number of reasons.