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Word: monumental

Definition: massive; impressively large; built as a monument


Sentences Containing 'monumental'

"Long March" with Mao Zedong during the Chinese Revolution, covering the monumental event for the Chicago Daily Tribune.
A "mole" is a building of monumental proportions.
A monumental bald eagle tending eaglets in a nest is perched above the main entry.
A temple dedicated to Minerva dominated the western end, behind which was a monumental entrance.
An example of his monumental work can be seen in the promenade of his hometown, Santaella.
Athletics competitions at the 1997 Bolivarian Games were held at the Estadio Monumental Vírgen de Chapi in Arequipa, Perú, between October 17-26, 1996.
Besides, the monumental building of the new church is likely to be in disharmony with the delicate 18th-century St.
Brick vaults and pieces of Proconnesian marble sculpture were discovered, among them fragments of the monumental epigram adorning the church.
Created in honour of Henrik Ibsen, it is a monumental presentation of Peer Gynt, scene by scene.
Estadio Monumental de Condebamba is a multi-use stadium in Abancay, Peru.
FC Köln team-mate Herbert Zimmermann in the goalless draw against Italy at Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti.
For the last event, there is a monumental altar to the dead erected on a small plaza in the town of Jalpan.
From the thirteenth century, there are relatively large numbers of monumental effigies like the elaborate Douglas tombs in the town of Douglas.
He ordered plans to replace the old building by a new and more monumental edifice, but nothing was done during the Napoleonic rule.
His artistic skills were improved by studying the monumental buildings in the city and his education at the hands of Bilinić's wife, who was a high-school teacher.
His memorial by the monumental mason "Flaxman" was erected in the Cambridgeshire parish church.
His monumental canvases established a substantial popular reputation, and lithographic copies of the portraits helped to spread his fame.
In 1927, his pacific monument of Ouveillan (a Monumental Modern portic in the South of France) was very appreciated.
In addition to painting, Clerk has also created monumental sculptures of note.
In the 1960s, the whole estate but for this chapel was razed for housing development, even though the chapel and the manor house were under monumental protection.
In the adjoining meeting-house are monumental tablets for him and his wife.
Intricate woodcarving, wall-sized murals and mosaics, and monumental cast bronze gates can also be found.
It is a two story Neo-Georgian stone masonry structure of monumental proportions, built 1900-01.
It is temple-like in appearance and has a monumental portico of 6 unfluted Ionic columns across the west end.
Jean-Marc Tournois is the author of a number of monumental sculptures that decorate the urban spaces of many European cities.
Laarwoud is a monumental stronghold in the centre of Zuidlaren, the Netherlands.
Monumental also works with healthy guidelines that originate from clients like Kaiser Permanente.
Monumental Mysteries is an American television show currently airing on the Travel Channel.
Monumental sculpture was rarely practiced separately from architecture in the Pre-Romanesque period.
Monumental Vending has developed, in partnership with VMI, a nutrition guideline program emphasizing sensible nutrition choices.
Monumental Vending hired Richard Barney as the company’s Chief Operations Officer.
Monumental Vending is a vending machine operator that has been in business since 1991.
Monumental Vending offers a full line of Coke and Pepsi products, fruit juices, water, sports drinks, energy drinks and more.
Monumental Vending received the "Vending Operator of the Year" award from National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) in 2011.
Monumental Vending was started in 1991 by Craig Kushner and David Gordon with a single vending machine.
Monumental works of the period used symbolic figures rather than actual depictions of soldiers.
Notable examples of monumental reliefs include: Smaller-scale reliefs:
One of the arches of the Aqua Virgo, which spanned an ancient street, and was restored in monumental form by Claudius (CIL VI.1252).
Soda became the only band to play more than five times in the Estadio Monumental in Argentina in a single tour.
Such monumental inscriptions may subsequently be useful to genealogists and family historians.
The Commission was monumental as it was not only a full-time commission, but it was also salaried for six of its members.
The departments of monumental art and applied art closed.
The lake stretches to the base of Lower Monumental Dam, upstream.
The problem of the evolution of the kouros type is inevitably linked to that of the overall development of monumental Archaic Greek sculpture.
The stadium was named Monumental "José Fierro" in honor of a well-remembered Atlético's chairman.
There are also a number of 15th and 16th century monumental brasses and some stained glass by Ninian Comper.
These are monuments to egos and you couldn't find a more monumental ego than Boris."
This gave it a more monumental appearance, but it was primarily the result of safety concerns since it was more accessible to firemen, reducing the chance that fire would spread to surrounding buildings.
With a penchant for elevating the seemingly mundane to the monumental, Clay often focused—literally and figuratively—on "those places we pass each day and take little notice of".
Works in the technique are described as "in relief", and, especially in monumental sculpture, the work itself is "a relief".

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