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Choragic monument
Choragic Cho*rag"ic, a. [Gr. ?, ?.] Of or pertaining to a choragus. Choragic monument, a building or column built by a victorious choragus for the reception and exhibition of the tripod which he received as a prize. Those of Lysicrates and Thrasyllus are still to be seen at Athens.
Monumental
Monumental Mon`u*men"tal, a. [L. monumentalis: cf. F. monumental.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or suitable for, a monument; as, a monumental inscription. 2. Serving as a monument; memorial; preserving memory. ``Of pine, or monumental oak.' --Milton. A work outlasting monumental brass. --Pope.
Monumentally
Monumentally Mon`u*men"tal*ly, adv. 1. By way of memorial. 2. By means of monuments.

Meaning of Monument from wikipedia

- A monument is a type of—usually three-dimensional—structure that was explicitly created to commemorate a person or event, or which has become relevant...
- The Washington Monument is an obelisk on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate George Washington, once commander-in-chief of the...
- Monument Valley (Navajo: Tsé Biiʼ Ndzisgaii, pronounced [tsʰépìːʔntsɪ̀skɑ̀ìː], meaning valley of the rocks) is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized...
- A national monument is a monument constructed in order to commemorate something of national importance such as the country's founding, independence or...
- The Lion Monument (German: Löwendenkmal), or the Lion of Lucerne, is a rock relief in Lucerne, Switzerland, designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen and hewn in...
- In British law, an ancient monument is an early historical structure or monument (e.g. an archaeological site) worthy of preservation and study due to...
- The Andrés Bonifacio Monument, commonly known simply as Bonifacio Monument or Monumento, is a memorial monument in Caloocan, Philippines which was designed...
- The Penshaw Monument (/ˈpɛnʃə/), officially The Earl of Durham's Monument, was built in 1844 on Penshaw Hill between the districts of Washington and Houghton-le-Spring...
- to: Atatürk Monument (İzmir), a monument in İzmir, Turkey Atatürk Monument (Mersin), a monument in Mersin, Turkey METU Atatürk Monument, Ankara Kemal...
- The Russia–Georgia Friendship Monument or Treaty of Georgievsk Monument is a monument built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk...
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