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
A remembrance of her life and accomplishments will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on July 8 at Plymouth United Church of Christ, 2717 E. Hampshire St., Milwaukee.
In remembrance, Baris Safoglu returned to the train bridge Thursday morning and collected rocks from the riverbed that were still covered in his sister’s blood.
Earlier this year, Hicks also posted a remembrance of her Aunt on Instagram.
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- People wrapped their arms around each other in remembrance of fallen police officers during a memorial service at The Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial just before the 9th Annual Cops Ride on Sunday.
This Tuesday night’s episode (10 p.m. ET/PT) of Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel will close with a remembrance of Frank Deford, who spent 22 years with Real Sports, reporting on 117 stories.
In the evening, rain didn't deter thousands of people from showing up at a remembrance in downtown Orlando in front of an amphitheater that was painted in gay-pride rainbow colors after the massacre.
The service began what would be almost 24 hours of solemn remembrances.
Thursday, June 15 Safe School South Florida and Interfaith Miami will hold a remembrance concert at 8 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral of Miami, at 464 NE 16th St. Never miss a local story.
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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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