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me•mo•ri•al



Pronunciation: (mu-môr'ē-ul, -mōr'-), [key]
n.
1. something designed to preserve the memory of a person, event, etc., as a monument or a holiday.
2. a written statement of facts presented to a sovereign, a legislative body, etc., as the ground of, or expressed in the form of, a petition or remonstrance.

adj.
1. preserving the memory of a person or thing; commemorative: memorial services.
2. of or pertaining to the memory.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

memorandumMemorial Day
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