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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Recollection  \Rec`ol*lec"tion\  (r?k`?l*l?k"sh?n),  n.  [Cf.  F. 
  1.  The  act  of  recollecting,  or  recalling  to  the  memory;  the 
  operation  by  which  objects  are  recalled  to  the  memory,  or 
  ideas  revived  in  the  mind;  reminiscence;  remembrance. 
  2.  The  power  of  recalling  ideas  to  the  mind,  or  the  period 
  within  which  things  can  be  recollected;  remembrance; 
  memory;  as  an  event  within  my  recollection. 
  3.  That  which  is  recollected;  something  called  to  mind; 
  reminiscence.  ``One  of  his  earliest  recollections.'' 
  4.  The  act  or  practice  of  collecting  or  concentrating  the 
  mind;  concentration;  self-control.  [Archaic] 
  From  such  an  education  Charles  contracted  habits  of 
  gravity  and  recollection.  --Robertson. 
  Syn:  Reminiscence;  remembrance.  See  {Memory}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  ability  to  recall  past  occurrences  [syn:  {recall},  {remembrance}, 
  2:  something  recalled  to  the  mind 

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