statuenoun [C]uk /ˈstætʃ.uː/ us /ˈstætʃ.uː/
- In the centre of the hall stood a colossal wooden statue, decorated in ivory and gold.
- A statue has been built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the poet's birthday.
- A statue was erected to glorify the country's national heroes.
- The statue was erected as a memorial to those who died in the war.
- The statue of the dictator was toppled over by the crowds.