landmark noun

1 feature of the landscape

ADJ. distinctive, prominent | famous, well-known | familiar After twenty years, all the familiar landmarks had disappeared. | local | historic

VERB + LANDMARK recognize

PREP. ~ for The tower was once a landmark for ships.

2 important stage in the development of sth

ADJ. great, important, major, significant

VERB + LANDMARK be, represent The Russian Revolution represents a landmark in world history.

LANDMARK + NOUN decision, ruling a landmark decision on the legal status of a foetus | case

PREP. ~ in The film is an important landmark in the history of the cinema.