landmark etymology

English word landmark comes from Old English landġemirċe, Old English landmearc

Detailed word origin of landmark

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
landġemirċe Old English (ang)
landmearc Old English (ang)
*landmark Middle English (enm)
landmark English (eng) A major, important event.. A notable location with historical, cultural, or geographical significance.. A recognizable natural or man-made feature used for navigation. (US) To officially designate a site or building as a landmark.