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commemoration

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noun com·mem·o·ra·tion \kə-ˌme-mə-ˈrā-shən\

Simple Definition of commemoration

  • : something (such as a special ceremony) that is intended to honor an important event or person from the past

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of commemoration

  1. 1 :  the act of commemorating

  2. 2 :  something that commemorates

Examples of commemoration in a sentence

  1. Several well-known celebrities attended the commemoration.



14th Century

First Known Use of commemoration

14th century



COMMEMORATION Defined for Kids

commemoration

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noun com·mem·o·ra·tion \kə-ˌme-mə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of commemoration for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of commemorating

  2. 2 :  something (as a ceremony) that commemorates





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