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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Memorial  \Me*mo"ri*al\,  a.  [F.  m['e]morial,  L.  memorialis,  fr 
  memoria.  See  {Memory}.] 
  1.  Serving  to  preserve  remembrance;  commemorative;  as  a 
  memorial  building. 
 
  There  high  in  air,  memorial  of  my  name  Fix  the 
  smooth  oar,  and  bid  me  live  to  fame.  --Pope. 
 
  2.  Contained  in  memory;  as  a  memorial  possession. 
 
  3.  Mnemonic;  assisting  the  memory. 
 
  This  succession  of  Aspirate,  Soft,  and  Hard,  may  be 
  expressed  by  the  memorial  word  ASH.  --Skeat. 
 
  {Memorial  Day}.  Same  as  {Decoration  Day}.  [U.S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Memorial  \Me*mo"ri*al\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  m['e]morial.] 
  1.  Anything  intended  to  preserve  the  memory  of  a  person  or 
  event;  something  which  serves  to  keep  something  else  in 
  remembrance;  a  monument.  --Macaulay. 
 
  Churches  have  names  some  as  memorials  of  peace, 
  some  of  wisdom,  some  in  memory  of  the  Trinity 
  itself  --Hooker. 
 
  2.  A  memorandum;  a  record.  [Obs.  or  R.]  --Hayward. 
 
  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.  Memory;  remembrance.  [Obs.] 
 
  Precious  is  the  memorial  of  the  just  --Evelyn. 
 
  5.  (Diplomacy)  A  species  of  informal  state  paper,  much  used 
  in  negotiation. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  memorial 
  n  1:  a  recognition  of  meritorious  service  [syn:  {commemoration}, 
  {remembrance}] 
  2:  a  written  statement  of  facts  submitted  in  conjunction  with  a 
  petition  to  a  an  authority 
  3:  a  structure  erected  to  commemorate  persons  or  events  [syn:  {monument}] 




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