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landmark
used in A White Heron

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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
  • But the stately head of this old pine towered above them all and made a landmark for sea and shore miles and miles away.
    Part 2 (5% in)
landmark = something easily recognized (such as a geographic feature) — especially one that helps one to know where she is
  • Now look down again, Sylvia, where the green marsh is set among the shining birches and dark hemlocks; there where you saw the white heron once you will see him again; look, look! a white spot of him like a single floating feather comes up from the dead hemlock and grows larger, and rises, and comes close at last, and goes by the landmark pine with steady sweep of wing and outstretched slender neck and crested head.
    Part 2 (64% in)

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