remembrance

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Etymology[edit]

Frm Old French remembrance, from remembrer(to remember), from Late Latin rememorārī(to call to mind, to remember); equivalent to remember +‎ -ance.

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Noun[edit]

remembrance ‎(plural remembrances)

  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 memento, a memorial, a souvenir, a token; a memorandum or note of something to be remembered.
  5. The power of remembering; the reach of personal knowledge; the period over which one's memory extends.
  6. (obsolete) Something to be remembered; an admonition, counsel, instruction.

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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

remembrance f ‎(oblique plural remembrances, nominative singular remembrance, nominative plural remembrances)

  1. recollection; memory

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