monument
I noun achievement, cairn, cenotaph, cromlech, dolmen, lasting reminder, mark, memorial, monumentum, permanent structure, remembrance, reminder, shrine, testimonial II index landmark (conspicuous object), remembrance (commemoration)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


monument
1) A permanent landmark established to make it possible for surveyors to to ascertain boundaries and create legal descriptions of real estate parcels. A monument can be a natural or an artificial object — for example, a metal marker, a river, or a tree..2) A legal document.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


monument
Anything by which the memory of a person, thing, idea, art, science or event is preserved or perpetuated. A tomb where a dead body has been deposited.
In real-property law and surveying, visible marks or indications left on natural or other objects indicating the lines and boundaries of a survey. Any physical object on the ground that helps to establish the location of a boundary line called for; it may be either natural (e.g., trees, rivers, and other land features) or artificial (e.g., fences, stones, stakes, or the like placed by human hands).

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


monument
Anything by which the memory of a person, thing, idea, art, science or event is preserved or perpetuated. A tomb where a dead body has been deposited.
 
In real-property law and surveying, visible marks or indications left on natural or other objects indicating the lines and boundaries of a survey. Any physical object on the ground that helps to establish the location of a boundary line called for; it may be either natural (e.g., trees, rivers, and other land features) or artificial (e.g., fences, stones, stakes, or the like placed by human hands).

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

monument
n.
   1) an established landmark which a surveyor uses as part of a legal description of real property.
   2) a building or other structure of historic importance, which may be recognized formally and marked by federal, state or local agencies, and therefore may not be torn down or substantially altered.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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