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Definition of Memorial

Memorial

  1. Serving to preserve remembrance; commemorative; as, a memorial building.
  2. Mnemonic; assisting the memory.
  3. Anything intended to preserve the memory of a person or event; something which serves to keep something else in remembrance; a monument.
  4. A memorandum; a record.
  5. A written representation of facts, addressed to the government, or to some branch of it, or to a society, etc., -- often accompanied with a petition.
  6. Memory; remembrance.
  7. A species of informal state paper, much used in negotiation.

Memorial Quotations

I am going to take something I learned over in Israel. Their Independence Day is preceded the 24 hours before with Memorial Day, so it gives them a chance to serve and reflect and then celebrate. I am going to try to start that tradition here in America.
Glenn Beck

From 1971 onwards, the Memorial Day holiday was officially observed on the last Monday in May and became the unofficial start of the summer, with barbecues, blockbuster movie openings and mattress sales.
Allen West

Memorial Service: Farewell party for someone who already left.
Robert Byrne

Memorial Day this year is especially important as we are reminded almost daily of the great sacrifices that the men and women of the Armed Services make to defend our way of life.
Robin Hayes

I deliberately did not read anything about the Vietnam War because I felt the politics of the war eclipsed what happened to the veterans. The politics were irrelevant to what this memorial was.
Maya Lin
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Memorial Translations

memorial in German is Denkmal
memorial in Spanish is conmemorativo

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