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war memorial

n
(Architecture) a monument, usually an obelisk or cross, to those who die in a war, esp those from a particular locality
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war memorial

nmonumento ai caduti
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The Government, helped by Historic England and partners, is making extra money and resources available to help communities care for their war memorials.
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Crowds gathered to pay their respects at war memorials in towns and villages, as soldiers past and present marched proudly to applause and solemn words of gratitude were spoken before wreaths were respectfully laid.
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