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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 had two family members involved in World War I: two great-uncles. One of them is on a memorial in France. And the other was a trench runner who survived the war. The average life span of a trench runner was 36 hours, but he survived the whole war.
Ben Barnes

On Memorial Day, I don't want to only remember the combatants. There were also those who came out of the trenches as writers and poets, who started preaching peace, men and women who have made this world a kinder place to live.
Eric Burdon

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

For famous men have the whole earth as their memorial.
Pericles

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
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Memorial Translations

memorial in German is Denkmal
memorial in Spanish is conmemorativo
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