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me·mo·ri·al

 (mə-môr′ē-əl)
n.
1. Something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to celebrate or honor the memory of a person or an event.
2. A written statement of facts or a petition presented to a legislative body or an executive.
adj.
1. Serving as a remembrance of a person or an event; commemorative.
2. Of, relating to, or being in memory.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin memoriāle, from neuter of Latin memoriālis, belonging to memory, from memoria, memory; see memory.]

me·mo′ri·al·ly adv.

memorial

(mɪˈmɔːrɪəl)
adj
1. serving to preserve the memory of the dead or a past event
2. of or involving memory
n
3. something serving as a remembrance
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a written statement of facts submitted to a government, authority, etc, in conjunction with a petition
5. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an informal diplomatic paper
[C14: from Late Latin memoriāle a reminder, neuter of memoriālis belonging to remembrance]
meˈmorially adv

me•mo•ri•al

(məˈmɔr i əl, -ˈmoʊr-)

n.
1. something designed to preserve the memory of a person, event, etc., as a monument or a holiday.
2. a written statement of facts presented to a governing body in the form of or along with a petition.
adj.
3. serving to preserve the memory; commemorative: memorial services.
4. of or pertaining to the memory.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
me•mo′ri•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.memorial - a recognition of meritorious servicememorial - a recognition of meritorious service
epitaph - a summary statement of commemoration for a dead person
festschrift - a collection of writings published in honor of a scholar
credit, recognition - approval; "give her recognition for trying"; "he was given credit for his work"; "give her credit for trying"
2.memorial - a written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
3.memorial - a structure erected to commemorate persons or eventsmemorial - a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
memorial tablet, plaque, brass - a memorial made of brass
cenotaph, empty tomb - a monument built to honor people whose remains are interred elsewhere or whose remains cannot be recovered
gravestone, tombstone, headstone - a stone that is used to mark a grave
megalith, megalithic structure - memorial consisting of a very large stone forming part of a prehistoric structure (especially in western Europe)
national monument - memorial consisting of a structure or natural landmark of historic interest; set aside by national government for preservation and public enjoyment
pantheon - a monument commemorating a nation's dead heroes
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, Seven Wonders of the World - impressive monuments created in the ancient world that were regarded with awe
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
triumphal arch - a monumental archway; usually they are built to commemorate some notable victory

memorial

noun
1. monument, cairn, shrine, plaque, cenotaph Every village had its war memorial.
2. remembrance, tribute, record, souvenir, testimonial, memento The museum will serve as a memorial to all those who died.
3. petition, address, statement, memorandum a memorial to the Emperor written in characters of gold
adjective
1. commemorative, remembrance, monumental A memorial service is being held at St Paul's Church.

memorial

noun
Something, as a structure or custom, serving to honor or keep alive a memory:
adjective
Serving to honor or keep alive a memory:
Translations
نُصُب تَذْكارينَصْبٌ تِذْكَارِيٌّ
památníkpomník
mindesmærke
muistomerkkimuistotilaisuusmuisto
spomenik
minnisvarîi
記念碑
기념물
memorialaspaminklas
memoriālspiemineklis
gedenktekenherdenkingsplaats
pomník
spomenik
minnesmärke
อนุสรณ์
đài kỷ niệm

memorial

[mɪˈmɔːrɪəl]
A. ADJconmemorativo
B. N
1. (= monument) → monumento m conmemorativo
2. (= document) → memorial m
C. CPD memorial park N (US) → cementerio m

memorial

[mɪˈmɔːriəl]
nmémorial/aux m
a war memorial → un monument aux morts
adj [event, prize] → commémoratif/iveMemorial Day n (US)jour m des soldats morts au champ d'honneur (dernier lundi de mai)memorial park n (US)cimetière mmemorial service nmesse f du souvenir

memorial

adjGedenk-; memorial plaqueGedenktafel f
nDenkmal nt(to für)

memorial

:
Memorial Day
n (US) → ˜ Volkstrauertag m
memorial park
n (US: = cemetery) → Friedhof m
memorial service

memorial

[mɪˈmɔːrɪəl]
1. adjcommemorativo/a
2. nmonumento commemorativo
as a memorial to → in commemorazione di

memorial

(miˈmoːriəl) noun
something (eg a monument) that honours or commemorates people or events of the past. a memorial to Sir Winston Churchill; a war memorial.

memorial

نَصْبٌ تِذْكَارِيٌّ památník mindesmærke Denkmal μνημείο monumento muistomerkki monument spomenik monumento commemorativo 記念碑 기념물 gedenkteken minnesmerke memoriał memorial мемориал minnesmärke อนุสรณ์ anıt đài kỷ niệm 纪念物
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To my dear sister Margaret, I give my turkquoise ring (if I get it), also my green box with the doves on it, also my; piece of real lace for her neck, and my sketch of her as a memorial of her 'little girl'.
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As a point of evidence that may be useful to Clifford, and also as a memorial valuable to myself,--for, Phoebe, there are hereditary reasons that connect me strangely with that man's fate,--I used the means at my disposal to preserve this pictorial record of Judge Pyncheon's death.
I found them growing on a grave, which bore no tombstone, no other memorial of the dead man, save these ugly weeds, that have taken upon themselves to keep him in remembrance.
She said it was the last relic she should ever have of her child; and that no other memorial of her could ever be so precious, because this one parted latest from the living body before the awful death came.
There was no want of likeness, she had been fortunate in the attitude, and as she meant to throw in a little improvement to the figure, to give a little more height, and considerably more elegance, she had great confidence of its being in every way a pretty drawing at last, and of its filling its destined place with credit to them botha standing memorial of the beauty of one, the skill of the other, and the friendship of both; with as many other agreeable associations as Mr.
I possess a little memorial of her visit of which she is not aware, and she will not escape me so easily as she thinks.
Dick, and I'll be glad to know how he gets on with his Memorial.
The brown pot could never be of use to him any more, but he stuck the bits together and propped the ruin in its old place for a memorial.
Forthwith from every Squadron and each Band The Heads and Leaders thither hast where stood Their great Commander; Godlike shapes and forms Excelling human, Princely Dignities, And Powers that earst in Heaven sat on Thrones; Though of their Names in heav'nly Records now Be no memorial, blotted out and ras'd By thir Rebellion, from the Books of Life.
if you disdain not to grace by your acceptance a bugle which an English yeoman has once worn, this I will pray you to keep as a memorial of your gallant bearing and if ye have aught to do, and, as happeneth oft to a gallant knight, ye chance to be hard bested in any forest between Trent and Tees, wind three mots* upon the horn thus, Wa-sa-hoa!
These, in the accomplishment of your undertaking, you were summoned to encounter in their most hideous forms; these you met with that fortitude, and combated with that perseverance, which you had promised in their anticipation; these you completely vanquished in establishing the foundations of New England, and the day which we now commemorate is the perpetual memorial of your triumph.