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landmark
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
something very important

or:

something easily recognized (such as a monument, building, or geographic feature) — especially one that helps one to know where she is; or that is a tourist destination
  • Two wits engaged in a duel, butting each other in the belly with famous spires, great landmarks of the city that greet the ships approaching from across the ocean.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (18% in)
  • He had no feeling of height here, and the buildings seemed to lie under his toes, not a real city, but miniatures of famous landmarks, incongruously close and small; he felt he could bend and pick any one of them up in his hand.
    4.8 — Part 4 Chapter 8 (3% in)

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