Definition of remembrance
1 : the state of bearing in mind
3 : an act of recalling to mind
4 : a memory of a person, thing, or event
Examples of remembrance in a Sentence
a happy couple with many fond remembrances of when they were dating in college
she gave her boyfriend on the eve of his military service one of her lockets as a remembrance of their abiding affection
Recent Examples of remembrance from the Web
Gen. Pierre St-Amand, Royal Canadian Air Force, lays a wreath during the 100th Remembrance Service for the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery at Greenwood Memorial Park on Monday.
Arguing that transformed a solemn day of remembrance into one associated with leisure and recreation, veterans groups have long advocated a return to May 30.
The day will include tributes and remembrances, but when those are over, this honor will remain: his name on schools.
The annual day of remembrance began under a different name -- Decoration Day -- which was established three years after the Civil War ended, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
The campaign has been led by the poppy, which has been adopted by the VFW and the American Legion as the flower of remembrance.
There should be a day of remembrance for victims of police brutality.
A candlelight remembrance for Brock is scheduled for 6 p.m. June 1 at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 600 St. Andrews Road, Newport Beach.
There is a difference between remembrance of history and reverence of it.
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REMEMBRANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of remembrance for English Language Learners
: the act of remembering a person, thing, or event
: something that is done or made to honor the memory of a person, thing, or event
: a memory of a person, thing, or event
REMEMBRANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of remembrance for Students
1 : the act of thinking about again My remembrance of the party made me laugh.
2 : memory 4 … the sight of the ax brought back only a fleeting remembrance of Rubin's accident. — Wilson Rawls, Where the Red Fern Grows
3 : something that is done to honor the memory of a person or event
4 : something (as a souvenir) that brings to mind a past experience
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