|1.||[ noun ] the position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape|
"the church steeple provided a convenient landmark"
|2.||[ noun ] an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend|
"the agreement was a watershed in the history of both nations"
|Related terms:||juncture road_to_Damascus Fall_of_Man|
|3.||[ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) an anatomical structure used as a point of origin in locating other anatomical structures (as in surgery) or as point from which measurements can be taken|
|Related terms:||structure craniometric_point surgery|
|4.||[ noun ] a mark showing the boundary of a piece of land|
|Related terms:||reference_point merestone|