memorabilia


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

mem·o·ra·bil·i·a

 (mĕm′ər-ə-bĭl′ē-ə, -bĭl′yə)
pl.n.
1. Objects valued for their connection with historical events, culture, or entertainment: posters, publicity photographs, and other movie memorabilia.
2. Events or experiences worthy of remembrance: a book containing the memorabilia of a life in the theater.

[Latin memorābilia, neuter pl. of memorābilis, memorable; see memorable.]

memorabilia

(ˌmɛmərəˈbɪlɪə)
pl n, sing -rabile (-ˈræbɪlɪ)
1. memorable events or things
2. objects connected with famous people or events
[C17: from Latin, from memorābilis memorable]

mem•o•ra•bil•i•a

(ˌmɛm ər əˈbɪl i ə, -ˈbɪl yə)
n.pl.
1. mementos; souvenirs.
2. matters or events worth remembering.
[1800–10; < Latin memorābilia neuter pl. of memorābilis memorable]

memorabilia

a formal collection of written accounts about matters or events worthy to be remembered.
See also: Collections and Collecting
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.memorabilia - a record of things worth rememberingmemorabilia - a record of things worth remembering
record - anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events; "the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques"

memorabilia

noun collectibles Beatles memorabilia
Translations

memorabilia

[ˌmemərəˈbɪlɪə] N (= objects) → recuerdos mpl

memorabilia

[ˌmɛmərəˈbɪliə] nplobjets mpl de collection
rock and pop memorabilia → des objets de collection sur le rock et la pop

memorabilia

[ˌmɛmərəˈbɪlɪə] nplcimeli mpl
References in classic literature ?
It certainly agrees in tone and character with the description of Xenophon, who says in the Memorabilia that Socrates might have been acquitted 'if in any moderate degree he would have conciliated the favour of the dicasts;' and who informs us in another passage, on the testimony of Hermogenes, the friend of Socrates, that he had no wish to live; and that the divine sign refused to allow him to prepare a defence, and also that Socrates himself declared this to be unnecessary, on the ground that all his life long he had been preparing against that hour.
He is not therefore to be supplemented from the Memorabilia and Symposium of Xenophon, who belongs to an entirely different class of writers.
The statements of the Memorabilia respecting the trial and death of Socrates agree generally with Plato; but they have lost the flavour of Socratic irony in the narrative of Xenophon.
In the first book we have more of the real Socrates, such as he is depicted in the Memorabilia of Xenophon, in the earliest Dialogues of Plato, and in the Apology.
19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Estate Auction Group, LLC, a diversified marketing firm that incorporates live and online-only auction platforms, is announcing open registration for a new special online-only auction featuring a rare collection of autographed Hollywood and sports memorabilia as well as collectible wine and art.
11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock has 80,000 reasons to celebrate its world-famous memorabilia collection this week.
Staff from The Beatles memorabilia experts Tracks say a ticket alone could raise up to PS150 while a handbill could raise PS600.
The sale encompasses memorabilia across all sports; association football, rugby league and union, cricket, boxing, golf, Olympics and many more.
Authentic Sports Collectibles was first established in 1998 as the memorabilia division of Five Star Media, Inc.
Meanwhile memorabilia including a medal and posters of Dougie, is in Maryport Maritime Museum, which is undergoing refurbishment.
Taking to mediapersons here on Saturday, Mallya said that he is waiting for necessary permissions from the government to bring the memorabilia back on the Indian soil.
Memorabilia Moto was founded by 19-year-old Coventry University student David Wick.