Examples of commemoration in a Sentence
Several well-known celebrities attended the commemoration.
Recent Examples of commemoration from the Web
Commemoration of the events, whether public or private, remains taboo in mainland China.
In commemoration of JFK’s 100th birthday, Fox News has compiled a rundown on the life of the 35th president:
An annual commemoration of Porter County's role in the Civil War framed the remembrance of how Memorial Day's predecessor Decoration Day came to be Monday at the Porter County Memorial Opera House.
Members of McDavitt's and Brown's families were present to accept commemorations.
Coinciding with the beginning of Juneteenth KC’s slate of citywide events, the Nelson festival will feature live music, artist demonstrations, poetry and a commemoration of the museum’s 1980 exhibit of the actual Emancipation Proclamation.
Slidell - Gov. John Bel Edwards will be the featured speaker at a Memorial Day commemoration from 11 a.m. to noon at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, 34888 Grantham College Drive.
In the wake of the First World War, nations sought appropriate forms of public mourning and commemoration to grieve and honor their dead.
In commemoration of International Map Year, in 2015-2016, the mapping software company Esri has published a book of the winners and some of the finalists from the most recent competition, in 2015.
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First Known Use of commemoration
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
Definition of commemoration for Students
1 : the act of commemorating
2 : something (as a ceremony) that commemorates
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