Monument vs Memorial - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between monument and memorial is that monument is a structure built for commemorative or symbolic reasons, or as a memorial; a commemoration while memorial is a structure, such as a monument, intended to celebrate the memory of a person or event. As a adjective memorial is serving as a remembrance of someone or something; commemorative.
(en noun )
A structure built for commemorative or symbolic reasons, or as a memorial; a commemoration.
An important site owned by the community as a whole.
An exceptional or proud achievement.
An important burial vault or tomb.
A legal document.
A surveying reference point marked by a permanently fixed marker (a survey monument).
- There is a monument on the town green to the soldiers who died in World War I.
(en noun )
A structure, such as a monument, intended to celebrate the memory of a person or event
A service of remembrance or commemoration
(legal) a statement of facts set out in the form of a petition to a person in authority, a court or tribunal, a government, etc .
(en adjective )
Serving as a remembrance of someone or something; commemorative.
* Alexander Pope
- a memorial building
Contained in the memory.
- There high in air, memorial of my name, / Fix the smooth oar, and bid me live to fame.
Mnemonic; assisting the memory.
- a memorial possession
- This succession of Aspirate, Soft, and Hard, may be expressed by the memorial word ASH.