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Noun
/məˈmôrēəl/,
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memorials, plural;
  1. Something, esp. a structure, established to remind people of a person or event
    • - a monument built as a memorial to those who fell in the Civil War
  2. Intended to commemorate someone or something
    • - a memorial service in the dead man's honor
  3. A statement of facts, esp. as the basis of a petition
    • - the council sent a strongly worded memorial to the chancellor
  4. A record or chronicle
    • - Mrs. Carlyle's Letters and Memorials
  5. An informal diplomatic paper


  1. a recognition of meritorious service
  2. a written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority
  3. a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
  4. A memorial is an object which serves as a focus for memory of something, usually a person (who has died) or an event. Popular forms of memorials include landmark objects or art objects such as sculptures, statues or fountains (and even entire parks).
  5. Mémorial is the official gazette of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. It is published by the Central Legislation Service (Service central de législation), an agency of the government of Luxembourg. ...
  6. Memorial is a 1953 jazz album by late trumpeter Clifford Brown. It was originally released under the Prestige label as PRLP 7055. It principally includes fast bop pieces, also arranged for a brass section. ...
  7. Memorial is an epic funeral march-like piece, composed by Michael Nyman around 1984-1985. This composition is one of the most praised in the work of Michael Nyman and has been reprised in Michael Nyman Band's The Essential Michael Nyman Band and ''''. The work premiered on 15 June 1985.
  8. Memorial is the debut album of the Israeli oriental death/doom metal band Distorted, released in 2006.
  9. In the Roman Rite of the Roman Catholic Church, a memorial is a lower-ranked feast day in honour of a saint, the dedication of a church, or a mystery of religion.
  10. A structure, such as a monument, intended to celebrate the memory of a person or event; A service of remembrance or commemoration; In law: a statement of facts set out in the form of a petition to a person in authority, a court or tribunal, a government, etc; Serving as a remembrance of someone ...
  11. (Memorials) On the death of a minister or other important member, the monthly meeting might prepare a brief biography testifying to the spiritual value of this life.  The memorial was read at the monthly meeting and forwarded to the quarterly and/or yearly meeting. ...
  12. A short note, abstract, or memorandum.
  13. To dream of a memorial, signifies there will be occasion for you to show patient kindness, as trouble and sickness threatens your relatives.
  14. (Gr. Mnymosyno). A special service held in the Orthodox Church for the repose of the souls of the dead. Memorial services are held on the third, ninth and fortieth day; after six months, and after one or three years after death. ...
  15. The JWs annual "observance" of Christ's death on the Jewish date of Nissan 14. A talk is given teaching the death of Jesus and the New Covenant being established only for "Anointed" JWs, who alone are allowed to partake of the emblems. See Anointed.
  16. An item used at the gravesite to record the name of the person buried within and is usually made of granite, marble or bronze. These memorials could include flush markers, double markers, or upright markers.
  17. A measure addressed to an executive agency or another legislative body, usually Congress, which expresses the consensus of the Florida Legislature, or urges that certain action be taken, on a matter within the jurisdiction of the agency or body to which it is addressed. ...
  18. A gift to the College commemorating someone who has died as designated by the donor.
  19. An object that serves to preserve the memory or knowledge of an individual, individuals or event.
  20. an object erected in memory of one or more individuals. In this project, the memorials included pertain to military remembrances of all nationalities and periods within Canadian borders.
  21. Stone commemorating a person, May or may not be marking a grave site. Example, sea captain lost at sea; a gravestone would have been placed at the site without a body. Gravestones moved away from remains become memorials.
  22. something designed to preserve the memory of a person or an event, like a monument or a special day. The Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., and Presidents Day in February are both memorials to our first president.
  23. The memorial is a small area west of Orange Stage. It was built in 2001 by Roskilde Festival in memory of the nine young people who died during an accident in front of Orange Stage in 2000. Every year when the festival kicks off Roskilde Festival puts flowers by the memorial.
  24. A grave marker (monument, monolith, tombstone, headstone, footstone) memorializing a loved one. It identifies a grave or lot, also the inscription identifying a crypt or niche.
  25. A long building that holds hundreds of classes per day, as well as the campus movie theater.