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 Meanings and Examples of MONUMENT
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 n.  structure erected to commemorate persons or events; memorial
Classic Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
1  And over her grave, the infamy that she must carry thither would be her only monument.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
2  I parted from him, poor fellow, at the corner of the street, with his great kite at his back, a very monument of human misery.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
3  "Yes, this is a monument he is setting up here," said Anna, turning to Dolly with that sly smile of comprehension with which she had previously talked about the hospital.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 20
4  On the front of the monument was inscribed: "The families of Saint-Meran and Villefort," for such had been the last wish expressed by poor Renee, Valentine's mother.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 105. The Cemetery of Pere-la-Chaise.
5  A concierge waited at the door to exhibit to visitors this monument of curiosity, once a scene of terror.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
6  This cold officer upon a monument, who dropped epithets unconcernedly down, would be finer as a dead man, he thought.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 20
7  There is no monument to mark the last resting-place of our friend.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
8  But, determined to build himself a monument of a reputation quickly, he used any handy rubble in the making.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
9  And at first I was so much surprised by this ancient monument of an intellectual age, that I gave no thought to the possibilities it presented.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VIII
10  By taking from this mournful field the wherewithal to make a monument to it, its real relief has been taken away, and history, disconcerted, no longer finds her bearings there.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
11  We say monument, although it was only a rough model.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
12  The monument to his memory stands near the head of the Boston Common, facing the State House.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
13  Mayor Quincy had received the monument for the city of Boston.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
14  A barrow, in the vicinity of the castle, is pointed out as the tomb of the memorable Hengist; and various monuments, of great antiquity and curiosity, are shown in the neighbouring churchyard.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
15  She felt the time not far off when she would be buried there, added to the ghastly host under the tombstones and the monuments, in these filthy Midlands.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
Example Sentence:
1  Time and weather had long ago effaced the inscription on the monument.
2  Death comes to all, but great achievements raise a monument which shall endure until the sun grows old.
3  The annual arts festival is a monument to her vision and hard work.
4  The company is a monument to Sir Peter's energy and vision.
5  This pillar is a monument to all those who died in the civil war.
6  He erected a monument on the spot where his daughter was killed.
7  A monument was erected to the memory of that great scientist.
8  The park that encloses the monument has recently been enlarged.
9  This whole city is a monument to his skill as a planner and administrator.
10  The pyramids are a living monument to the skill of their builders.
11  A monument is a statue or building created to commemorate a person, event or as an artistic object.
12  These monuments are a vital part of the cultural heritage of South America.
13  Writing a dictionary of any language is a monumental task.
14  Banks and building societies were yesterday accused of monumental incompetence.
15  With an outsize extravaganza that reached deep into the repertory of classical music and ballet, traversed the sights and sounds of the world's largest geopolitical expanse, soared into outer space and swept across millenniums of history in a celebration of everything from czarist military might to Soviet monumentalism, a swaggering, resurgent Russia turned its Winter Olympic aspirations into reality on Friday night.