commemoration

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Etymology[edit]

commemorate +‎ -ion, from Old French commemoration (French: commémoration), from Latin commemorationem, verb commemorare.

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Noun[edit]

commemoration (plural commemorations)

  1. The act of commemorating; an observance or celebration designed to honor the memory of some person or event.
  2. Whatever serves the purpose of commemorating; a memorial.

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