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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 structure that was explicitly created to commemorate a person or event, or which has become relevant to a social group as a part...
- In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a nationally important archaeological site or historic building, given protection against unauthorised change...
- Monuments of National Importance in India. An Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 defines an "Ancient Monument" as follows: Ancient Monument means...
- Historic Monument (Polish: pomnik historii) is one of several categories of objects of cultural heritage (in the singular, zabytek) in Poland. To be recognized...
- The Washington Monument is an obelisk within the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate George Washington, once commander-in-chief of...
- The ****stan Monument (Urdu: یادبود پاکستان) is a national monument and heritage museum located on the western Shakarparian Hills in Islamabad, ****stan...
- The Wikipedia Monument (Polish: Pomnik Wikipedii), located in Słubice, Poland, is a statue designed by Armenian sculptor Mihran Hakobyan honoring Wikipedia...
- The Sibelius Monument (Finnish: Sibelius-monumentti; Swedish: Sibeliusmonumentet) by Eila Hiltunen is dedicated to the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865–1957)...
- In the United States, a national monument is a protected area that can be created from any land owned or controlled by the federal government by proclamation...
- A national monument is a monument constructed in order to commemorate something of importance to national heritage, such as a country's founding, independence...