land·mark n often attrib
1: an object (as a stone or tree) that marks a boundary of land
2: an event or development that marks a turning point or stage
a landmark decision
3: a structure (as a building) of unusual historical or aesthetic interest; esp: one that is officially designated and set aside for preservation

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I (conspicuous object) noun boundary marker, cairn, cynosure, direction post, familiar object, guidepost, lapis, marker, monument, prominent object, signpost, waymark associated concepts: preservation of landmarks II (significant change) noun cardinal point, critical happening, critical juncture, critical occasion, crucial point, decisive turn, event, high point, key point, material point, milestone, moment of change, salient point, significant event, significant occurrence associated concepts: landmark decision III index cornerstone, crossroad (turning point), indicant, indicator

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

(1) A feature of the landscape or an object placed on it that marks the boundary of a piece of property.
(2) A building or natural object that is easy to spot, or that has some historical or cultural significance.
(3) An important event that marks a turning point or a significant moment.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

A "sub" market within the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE), introduced in 2001, for quoted regional companies in the UK and Ireland. landMARK brings together companies traded on either the main market or AIM.
For further information, see the LSE website: .

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

A structure that has significant historical, architectural, or cultural meaning and that has been given legal protection from alteration and destruction.

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

A structure that has significant historical, architectural, or cultural meaning and that has been given legal protection from alteration and destruction.

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

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