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memorabilia

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noun plural mem·o·ra·bil·ia \ˌme-mə-rə-ˈbi-lē-ə, -ˈbē-lē-ə, -ˈbil-yə\

Simple Definition of memorabilia

  • : objects or materials that are collected because they are related to a particular event, person, etc. : things collected as souvenirs

Full Definition of memorabilia

  1. 1 :  things that are remarkable and worthy of remembrance

  2. 2 :  things that stir recollection or are valued or collected for their association with a particular field or interest :  mementos <baseball memorabilia>

Origin of memorabilia

Latin, from neuter plural of memorabilis


First Known Use: 1785



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