1. An object (as a stone or tree) that marks the boundary of land
2. An event or development that marks a turning point or a stage

It is very easy to remember the meaning of ‘Landmark’ as it can be broken down into ‘Land + Mark’ which would mean something that is supposed to mark a portion of land, in our case it can be used to mark anything like an event or development.

1. These are probably the last of the landmark civil-rights trials.
2. The eruption is a landmark event for a number of reasons.

Take this free test on General English to know and improve your current levels of English

Test your English with Testway

Take the mental maths challenge and sharpen your brain..!!