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landmark
used in Lonesome Dove

5 uses
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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
  • The only landmarks were shadows, low shadows, mostly made by chaparral and mesquite.
    Chapters 9-10 (51% in)
  • He tried to watch the Captain and Mr. Gus and to recognize the landmarks they were guiding the outfit by.
    Chapters 9-10 (52% in)
  • He had used a boulder as a landmark, and the boulder was where it should be—but not the horse.
    Chapters 46-47 (73% in)
  • He tried to remember, searching his mind for details that would suggest how far the river might be, but there were precious few landmarks on the dry plain, and the harder he concentrated the more his mind seemed to slip.
    Chapters 89-90 (43% in)
  • Once in a while Old Hugh might point out a landmark, but he was shy about offering advice.
    Chapters 97-98 (48% in)

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