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in me·mo·ri·am(ĭn′ mə-môr′ē-əm)
In memory of; as a memorial to. Used especially in epitaphs.
[From Latin in memoriam, to the memory (of) : in, in, into + memoriam, accusative of memoria, memory.]
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in memoriam(ɪn mɪˈmɔːrɪəm)
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) in memory of; as a memorial to: used in obituaries, epitaphs, etc
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in me•mo•ri•am(ɪn məˈmɔr i əm, -ˈmoʊr-)
in memory (of); to the memory (of); as a memorial (to).
[1840–50; < Latin]
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A Latin phrase meaning in memory of, often used on gravestones.
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