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Definition of memory:

  1. A memorial.
  2. Something, or an aggregate of things, remembered; hence, character, conduct, etc., as preserved in remembrance, history, or tradition; posthumous fame; as, the war became only a memory.
  3. The actual and distinct retention and recognition of past ideas in the mind; remembrance; as, in memory of youth; memories of foreign lands.
  4. The faculty of the mind by which it retains the knowledge of previous thoughts, impressions, or events.
  5. The reach and positiveness with which a person can remember; the strength and trustworthiness of one's power to reach and represent or to recall the past; as, his memory was never wrong.
  6. The time within which past events can be or are remembered; as, within the memory of man.


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