Associations to the word «Memorial»


MEMORIAL, noun. A structure, such as a monument, intended to celebrate the memory of a person or event.
MEMORIAL, noun. A service of remembrance or commemoration.
MEMORIAL, noun. (legal) a statement of facts set out in the form of a petition to a person in authority, a court or tribunal, a government, etc.
MEMORIAL, adjective. Serving as a remembrance of someone or something; commemorative.
MEMORIAL, adjective. Contained in the memory.
MEMORIAL, adjective. Mnemonic; assisting the memory.
MEMORIAL DAY, proper noun. (United States) A federal holiday honoring fallen soldiers, sailors, and other servicemen observed on the last Monday in May.
MEMORIAL DAY, proper noun. (China) Alternative term for Tomb Sweeping Day
MEMORIAL PARK, noun. (US) A cemetery.
MEMORIAL PARKS, noun. Plural of memorial park
MEMORIAL ROSE, noun. Rosa wichuraiana, a Japanese evergreen rose with creeping branches, glossy leaves, and single white flowers.
MEMORIAL ROSES, noun. Plural of memorial rose
MEMORIAL SERVICE, noun. A ceremony to honor a deceased person; a funeral.
MEMORIAL SERVICE, noun. An informal service honoring a deceased person, especially one that does not adhere to the traditional customs of a funeral.
MEMORIAL SERVICES, noun. Plural of memorial service

Dictionary definition

MEMORIAL, noun. A recognition of meritorious service.
MEMORIAL, noun. A written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority.
MEMORIAL, noun. A structure erected to commemorate persons or events.

Wise words

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Friedrich Nietzsche