Definition of memorial :
1. A memorandum; a record.
2. A species of informal state paper, much used in negotiation.
3. A written representation of facts, addressed to the government, or to some branch of it, or to a society, etc., - often accompanied with a petition.
4. Anything intended to preserve the memory of a person or event; something which serves to keep something else in remembrance; a monument.
5. Memory; remembrance.
6. Mnemonic; assisting the memory.
7. Serving to preserve remembrance; commemorative; as, a memorial building.
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trophy (part of speech: noun)
- Outside this central group, of which the great church and the memorial arch were badly wrecked by the quake, were enough other buildings used for the university proper to bring the number up to fifty or so. - "Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror", Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows.
- In my memorial to the Emperor I said, in allusion to the passage above quoted, " This, Sire, is the most atrocious part of Ogier's report. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
- In a sketch written a great many years later Mark Twain tells of the memorial which the Rev. - "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.