in/within living memory

Definition of in/within living memory

  1. :  during a time that can be remembered by people who are still alive These events occurred within living memory.

Word by Word Definitions

livingplay
  1. :  having life

    :  active, functioning

    :  exhibiting the life or motion of nature :  natural

  1. :  the condition of being alive

    :  means of subsistence :  livelihood

    :  estate, property

memoryplay
  1. :  the power or process of reproducing or recalling what has been learned and retained especially through associative mechanisms

    :  the store of things learned and retained from an organism's activity or experience as evidenced by modification of structure or behavior or by recall and recognition

    :  commemorative remembrance


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