Or that Columbus had at least anticipated that monuments would be erected in his memory and honor.
The Chinese government has erected 400 rehabilitation boot camps like this one to treat Internet addiction disorder.
BrightSource has erected 7,644 mirrors in a circle surrounding a 327-foot tower filled with water.
Schools and hospitals have to be erected, and funding provided for their operation.
It smells of 1904, when the building was erected, and it smells of every decade and era in between.
We erected a cross in every township, and explained its signification to the inhabitants, and what great veneration was due to it.
Congress resolved that a monument should be erected to him at Annapolis.
Sulla celebrated the festival for the victory in Thebes at the fountain of Oedipus, where he erected a stage.
To Linda it was almost a miracle, the rapidity with which a house could be erected in California.
The institution was richly endowed, and magnificent buildings were erected for its use.
late 14c., "upright, not bending," from Latin erectus "upright, elevated, lofty; eager, alert, aroused," past participle of erigere "raise or set up," from e- "up" + regere "to direct, keep straight, guide" (see regal).
c.1400, a back-formation from erect (adj.) or else from Latin erectus. Related: Erected; erecting.
erect e·rect (ĭ-rěkt')
Being in or having a vertical, upright position.
Being in or having a stiff, rigid physiological condition.