nombre masculino/masculine noun
- 1 (obra conmemorativa) monument monumento al soldado desconocido monument to the unknown soldier monumento a los caídos war memorial a esa mujer le levanto un monumento that woman deserves a medal, I take my hat off to that woman [familiar/colloquial]
- 3 (obra excepcional) masterpiece, classic esta obra es un monumento de la épica española this work is a classic example of the Spanish epic
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.