any very large sculpture that is a monument; also, sculpture of this type
Mount Rushmore is an example of monumental sculpture.
[noun mon-yuh-muh nt; verb mon-yuh-ment] /noun ˈmɒn yə mənt; verb ˈmɒn yəˌmɛnt/ noun 1. something erected in memory of a person, event, etc., as a building, pillar, or statue: the Washington Monument. 2. any building, megalith, etc., surviving from a past age, and regarded as of historical or archaeological importance. 3. any enduring evidence or […]
[mon-yuh-ron] /ˈmɒn yəˌrɒn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a white crystalline solid, C 9 H 11 ClN 2 O, used as a herbicide, especially for broad-leaved plants.
[mon-ee] /ˈmɒn i/ adjective, noun, Scot. and North England. 1. . 1. a suffix found on abstract nouns borrowed from Latin, usually denoting a status, role, or function (matrimony; testimony), or a personal quality or kind of behavior (acrimony; sanctimony). /ˈmɒnɪ/ determiner 1. a Scottish word for many
[mon-zuh; Italian mawn-tsah] /ˈmɒn zə; Italian ˈmɔn tsɑ/ noun 1. a city in N Italy, NNE of Milan. /Italian ˈmontsa/ noun 1. a city in N Italy, northeast of Milan: the ancient capital of Lombardy; scene of the assassination of King Umberto I in 1900; motor-racing circuit. Pop: 120 204 (2001)