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"Bij de herdenking worden er duizenden bloemen rondom het standbeeld gelegd."

Translation:At the commemoration, thousands of flowers are placed around the statue.

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Could "monument" be used here instead of "statue"?

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Dutch also uses "het monument".

"Standbeeld" is a bit more specific, though. It refers to a statue of one or more people (and/or animals, in some cases). "Monumenten" are often much simpler than that, like a stone or a pillar with something engraved.

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