me·mo·ri·al [muh-mawr-ee-uhl, -mohr-] (previously 05-27-13)
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 sovereign, a legislative body, etc., as the ground of, or expressed in the form of, a petition or remonstrance.
3. preserving the memory of a person or thing; commemorative: memorial services.
4. of or pertaining to the memory.
OTHER WORDS FROM MEMORIAL
WORDS RELATED TO MEMORIAL
ceremony, tombstone, statue, remembrance, headstone, plaque, mausoleum, remembering, obelisk, shaft, relic, tablet, inscription, column, pillar, keepsake, souvenir, record, token, monolith
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Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin memoriale, noun use of neuter of Latin memorialis for or containing memoranda. See memory, -al
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