in honor of

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Definition of in honor of

: as a way to show respect and admiration for (someone) They're having a dinner in honor of the new coach. The building was named in honor of the city's founder.

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“In honor of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20honor%20of. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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