in memory of

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Definition of in memory of

: made or done to honor someone who has died The monument is in memory of the soldiers who died in battle on this field. He donated the painting in memory of his wife.

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“In memory of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20memory%20of. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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