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monumentum (monim-) ī, n

1 MAN-, that which brings to mind, a remembrancer, memorial, monument : monumenti causā: monumento ut esset, L.A monument, statue : Marcelli et Africani.— A public work, memorial structure, monument : in monumentis maiorum suorum interfectus (Clodius), i. e. on the Via Appia : regis, H.: Mari, i. e. the temple built by Marius : sena. tūs, i. e. the house built for Cicero by the Senate. —A memorial offering, votive offering : pecunias monimentaque, quae ex fano Herculis conlata erant, Cs.A sepulchral monument, sepulchre, tomb : legionis Martiae militibus monumentum fieri: sepultus est in monumento avunculi sui, family sepulchre , N.A tradition, chronicle, story, monument, record : veterum monumenta virorum, V.: Exegi monumentum aere perennius, H.: monumenta rerum gestarum, history : commendare aliquid monumentis, black and white.—A remembrancer, mark, token, means of recognition : cistellam ecfer cum monumentis, T.—Fig., a memorial, record : vitiorum suorum monumenta et indicia, traces and proofs : furtorum: amoris, V.

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