memory lane

noun

Definition of memory lane 

: an imaginary path through the nostalgically remembered past usually used in such phrases as a walk down memory lane

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Recently, Joey took a trip down memory lane and posted the cutest behind-the-scenes pic with the Sprouse twins, who were SO blonde at the time. Victoria Rodriguez, Seventeen, "Everything You Need to Know About "The Kissing Booth" Star Joey King," 2 July 2018 The Park on Park Cruise Night vintage car show has three more engagements in downtown Mundelein this summer, giving attendees plenty of time to take a trip down memory lane. Denys Bucksten, chicagotribune.com, "Park on Park Cruise Night showcases classic cars and nostalgic memories," 18 June 2018 Watch her take a trip down memory lane in the video, above. Colleen Kratofil, PEOPLE.com, "Real Housewives of New York's Tinsley Mortimer Looks Back at Her Memorable Met Gala Moments," 7 May 2018 After their 25th anniversary, the couple decided to travel down memory lane and visit the different places that were significant during the early stages of their relationship. Tamara Fuentes, Country Living, "Everything You Need to Know About 'Long Island Medium' Stars Theresa and Larry Caputo's 28-Year Marriage," 13 Apr. 2018 Take a walk down memory lane and watch the iconic commercial, which will definitely be stuck in your head the rest of the day. Shannon Barbour, Cosmopolitan, "The Original 'My Little Pony' Toys are Back and Making Your Childhood Dreams Come True," 1 Mar. 2018 Here’s how: Google+ The first one to check for is Google+ because that’s what started this trip down memory lane. Katherine Bindley, WSJ, "Don’t Be Haunted by Digital Ghosts: Delete Your Old Accounts," 12 Oct. 2018 Take a trip down memory lane and watch the Texas Lottery's very first drawing on November 14, 1992. Anna M. Tinsley, star-telegram, "Texan claims $2 million Powerball prize," 9 July 2018 Curry, like Durant, understandably wanted no part of the trip down memory lane. Ben Golliver, SI.com, "The Warriors Cheat Death Again Thanks to Klay Thompson," 27 May 2018

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First Known Use of memory lane

1903, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of memory lane was in 1903

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