commemoration

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com·mem·o·ra·tion

 (kə-mĕm′ə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act of honoring the memory of or serving as a memorial to someone or something.
2. Something that honors or preserves the memory of another.

commemoration

(kəˌmɛməˈreɪʃən)
n
1. the act or an instance of commemorating
2. a ceremony or service in memory of a person or event
comˌmemoˈrational adj

com•mem•o•ra•tion

(kəˌmɛm əˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of commemorating.
2. a service, celebration, etc., in memory of some person or event.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin]
com•mem`o•ra′tion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.commemoration - a ceremony to honor the memory of someone or somethingcommemoration - a ceremony to honor the memory of someone or something
ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, observance - a formal event performed on a special occasion; "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"
2.commemoration - a recognition of meritorious servicecommemoration - 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"

commemoration

noun
1. ceremony, tribute, memorial service, testimonial A special commemoration for her will be held next week.
2. remembrance, honour, tribute a march in commemoration of Malcolm X

commemoration

noun
1. The act of observing a day or an event with ceremonies:
2. Something, as a structure or custom, serving to honor or keep alive a memory:
Translations
إحْياء ذِكْرى، احْتِفال بِذِكْرى
památkavzpomínková slavnost
jubilæumsfestmindehøjtidelighed
megemlékezés
minningarathöfn
spomienková slávnosť
anma

commemoration

[kəˌmeməˈreɪʃən]
A. Nconmemoración f
in commemoration ofen conmemoración de
B. CPD [service, ceremony] → de conmemoración

commemoration

[kəˌmɛməˈreɪʃən] n [event, anniversary] → commémoration f

commemoration

nGedenken nt; in commemoration ofzum Gedenken an (+acc)

commemoration

[kəˌmɛməˈreɪʃn] ncommemorazione f
in commemoration of → in memoria di

commemorate

(kəˈmeməreit) verb
1. (of people) to honour the memory of (someone) by a solemn celebration. Once a year we commemorate his death in action by visiting his widow.
2. (of things) to serve as a memorial to (someone or something). This inscription commemorates those who died.
comˈmemorative (-tiv) adjective
comˌmemorˈation noun
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The fact that the commemorational marches become the site of speeches stressing homeland nationalism, with the Arab public raising Palestinian flags, the flags of their own homeland, is the clearest indication of the power of indigeneity when it becomes political and its potential as a source of nationalism and group dignity in the face of settler-colonial policies.