memorial park


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Examples of memorial park in a Sentence

Forest Lawn in Glendale, California, is the memorial park that serves as the final resting place for many of Hollywood's greatest.
Recent Examples on the Web Last year, the annual service drew nearly 150 people to a memorial park in the center of town. Anne Ryman, The Arizona Republic, "Remembering the Granite Mountain Hotshots: 7th anniversary ceremony to be different this year," 25 June 2020 Putin observed the hoisting of the national flag at a memorial park in western Moscow and then took part in an award ceremony. Fox News, "Russia's Putin reappears in public after spending more than 2 months in lockdown," 13 June 2020 Many are hopeful that next year, Hart Island will be open as a memorial park, honoring those buried there. CBS News, "New York City's Hart Island: An overlooked final resting place," 26 Apr. 2020 More: Group raises funds for Greendale memorial park honoring Mount St. Joseph's Lauren Hill Along with the basketball games, raffle tickets and t-shirts will be sold to benefit the Forever 22 Scholarship. Alex Harrison,, "Annual Mount St. Joseph fundraiser, Mount Madness, to honor Lauren Hill is Feb. 8," 5 Feb. 2020 Instead of an isolated memorial, the city could incorporate Martyrs Park into a broader memorial park dedicated to victims of racial hate and political violence. Mark Lamster, Dallas News, "Dallas is planning a lynching memorial: It should think bigger," 24 Jan. 2020 Five apartment buildings on the property are slated to be removed and converted into a memorial park, the newspaper reported. Ryan W. Miller, USA TODAY, "145 graves believed to be predominately black cemetery discovered beneath Florida high school," 21 Nov. 2019 Fernandez-Palacios still plans to go and bury her son’s ashes in a memorial park where her parents and grandmother are buried. Marie Fazio,, "Michael Fernandez drowned saving his dog in Lincoln Park South Lagoon. Now his family wants ‘to prevent future tragedies’ there.," 20 Sep. 2019 His wife, Marlene, accompanied him to the memorial park to take measurements earlier this year. Anne Ryman, azcentral, "'This is how we wanted to remember them': Granite Mountain Hotshots honored with 9-foot steel structure to be unveiled in Yarnell," 15 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of memorial park

1927, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of memorial park was in 1927

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“Memorial park.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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