Examples of commemoration in a Sentence
Several well-known celebrities attended the commemoration.
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An inscription on the monument says Mussolini presented Chicago with the Roman pillar in commemoration of Balbo's flight to the city.
His Warrior Circle of Honor will pay tribute to the ongoing sacrifice of Native American peoples all across the country, and offer a place for survivors to come together in commemoration.
Both papers were considered radical; historians and activists at the commemoration ceremonies noted that the publications challenged white supremacy, condemning slavery and racial injustice and advocating for the right to vote.
Police in the Chinese city of Chengdu raided an underground church and detained its pastor and several other people to prevent a planned service in commemoration of the violent suppression of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
Following the first anniversary of the attack, Grande last month revealed a bee tattoo beneath her ear in commemoration of the tragedy.
Memorial Day events are planned all over San Diego County, 150 years after the nation’s first official commemoration of those killed in combat.
The law urges commemorations, not only in Philadelphia, but in the other colonial ports of Boston, Baltimore, Charleston, S.C., and New York, and across the 13 founding states.
An inscription on the monument’s base says Mussolini presented Chicago with the ancient Roman pillar in commemoration of Balbo’s flight to the city.
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COMMEMORATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of commemoration for English Language Learners
: something (such as a special ceremony) that is intended to honor an important event or person from the past
COMMEMORATION Defined for Kids
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