memorial

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin memoriale, neuter of memorialis.

Noun[edit]

Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial

memorial (plural memorials)

  1. A structure, such as a monument, intended to celebrate the memory of a person or event
  2. A service of remembrance or commemoration
  3. (law) a statement of facts set out in the form of a petition to a person in authority, a court or tribunal, a government, etc.

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Adjective[edit]

memorial (comparative more memorial, superlative most memorial)

  1. Serving as a remembrance of someone or something; commemorative.
    a memorial building
    • Alexander Pope
      There high in air, memorial of my name, / Fix the smooth oar, and bid me live to fame.
  2. Contained in the memory.
    a memorial possession
  3. Mnemonic; assisting the memory.
    • Skeat
      This succession of Aspirate, Soft, and Hard, may be expressed by the memorial word ASH.

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Noun[edit]

memorial

  1. memorial.

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

memorial

  1. memorial.

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