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commemorated


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Commemorate  \Com*mem"o*rate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Commemorated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Commemorating}.]  [L. 
  commemoratus  p.  p.  of  commemorare  to  remember;  com-  + 
  memorare  to  mention,  fr  memor  mindful.  See  {Memory}.] 
  To  call  to  remembrance  by  a  special  act  or  observance;  to 
  celebrate  with  honor  and  solemnity;  to  honor,  as  a  person  or 
  event,  by  some  act  of  respect  or  affection,  intended  to 
  preserve  the  remembrance  of  the  person  or  event;  as  to 
  commemorate  the  sufferings  and  dying  love  of  our  Savior  by 
  the  sacrament  of  the  Lord's  Supper;  to  commemorate  the 
  Declaration  of  Independence  by  the  observance  of  the  Fourth 
  of  July. 
 
  We  are  called  upon  to  commemorate  a  revolution. 
  --Atterbury. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Celebrate}. 




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