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building, column, statue, etc built to remind people of a famous person or event 纪念馆; 纪念碑; 纪念像; 纪念物: a monument erected to soldiers killed in the war 阵亡将士纪念碑.
building, etc that is preserved because of its historical importance to a country （对国家有重要性的）历史遗迹: an ancient monument 一处古迹.
~ to sth notable thing that stands as a lasting reminder of sb's deeds, achievements, etc （对某人业绩﹑ 成就等的）永久性纪念物: This whole city is a monument to his skill as a planner and administrator. 这整座城市经他亲自设计并管理, 正是对他的才能的纪念.