Place of natural beauty, historical significance or something so tall that every bugger in a 5 mile radius can see it.

(Also Landmark Case, a major court decision by the Supreme Court or a court of appeals that is used for the purpose of defining in general what the law is. Some landmark court cases include

Land"mark` (?), n. [AS. landmearc. See Land, and Mark a sign.]


A mark to designate the boundary of land; any , mark or fixed object (as a marked tree, a stone, a ditch, or a heap of stones) by which the limits of a farm, a town, or other portion of territory may be known and preserved.


Any conspicuous object on land that serves as a guide; some prominent object, as a hill or steeple.

Landmarks of history, important events by which eras or conditions are determined.


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