memorabilia


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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 ?
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.
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.
They are used to encourage people with dementia to "engage with the memorabilia, prompting conversations about their lives and to reminisce about the past".
"Pen spacing, pen indentation, style of signature," said Jason, who works for Tracks, a music memorabilia and autographs dealer based in Chorley.
Any memorabilia the hotel receives will be displayed professionally in an exhibition within the 40-bedroom hotel.
Mr Lofley, who works for Hansons Auctioneers, said: "It's a tremendous array of memorabilia connected to Wolves legends.
Mrs Cocks said the company believes it is the "biggest private collection" of Cadbury memorabilia in the world.
Around 8,000 people attended the Lacock at War event, which features re-enactments, people in authentic military dress, demonstrations and traders selling Second World War memorabilia.
He is offering a "limited number of collectors" the opportunity to visit him at his home on Long Island to examine and purchase memorabilia from his collection.
Aggrieved collectorsowed money by him have followed the Wirral businessman's movements, and informed the ECHO the 45-year-old is once again at the helm of a company - this time entitled Sporting Memorabilia Investment.