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Definition of Remembrance

Remembrance

  1. The act of remembering; a holding in mind, or bringing to mind; recollection.
  2. The state of being remembered, or held in mind; memory; recollection.
  3. Something remembered; a person or thing kept in memory.
  4. That which serves to keep in or bring to mind; a memorial; a token; a memento; a souvenir; a memorandum or note of something to be remembered.
  5. Something to be remembered; counsel; admoni//on; instruction.
  6. Power of remembering; reach of personal knowledge; period over which one's memory extends.

Remembrance Quotations

I've given my life to the principle and the ideal of memory, and remembrance.
Elie Wiesel

Grief starts to become indulgent, and it doesn't serve anyone, and it's painful. But if you transform it into remembrance, then you're magnifying the person you lost and also giving something of that person to other people, so they can experience something of that person.
Patti Smith

If it seems a childish thing to do, do it in remembrance that you are a child.
Frederick Buechner

Seeking to forget makes exile all the longer; the secret of redemption lies in remembrance.
Richard von Weizsaecker

Poetry should... should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.
John Keats
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Remembrance Translations

remembrance in Latin is memoria
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