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memorial

adjective

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serving to preserve the memory of a person, thing, or an event
  • a memorial plaque on the bridge for a diver who died in the line of duty

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memorial

noun

Synonyms of memorial (Entry 2 of 2)

something that serves to keep alive the memory of a person or event
  • the Vietnam War Memorial is a starkly beautiful testimonial to the bravery of the soldiers who served in Vietnam

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The first known use of memorial was in the 14th century

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“Memorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/memorial. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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