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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Remembrance  \Re*mem"brance\  (-brans),  n.  [OF.  remembrance.] 
  1.  The  act  of  remembering;  a  holding  in  mind,  or  bringing  to 
  mind;  recollection. 
  Lest  fierce  remembrance  wake  my  sudden  rage. 
  Lest  the  remembrance  of  his  grief  should  fail 
  2.  The  state  of  being  remembered,  or  held  in  mind;  memory; 
  This  ever  grateful,  in  remembrance  bear.  --Pope. 
  3.  Something  remembered;  a  person  or  thing  kept  in  memory. 
  4.  That  which  serves  to  keep  in  or  bring  to  mind;  a  memorial; 
  a  token;  a  memento;  a  souvenir;  a  memorandum  or  note  of 
  something  to  be  remembered. 
  And  on  his  breast  a  bloody  cross  he  bore,  The  dear 
  remembrance  of  his  dying  Lord.  --Spenser. 
  Keep  this  remembrance  for  thy  Julia's  sake.  --Shak. 
  5.  Something  to  be  remembered;  counsel;  admoni??on; 
  instruction.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  6.  Power  of  remembering;  reach  of  personal  knowledge;  period 
  over  which  one's  memory  extends. 
  Thee  I  have  heard  relating  what  was  done  Ere  my 
  remembrance.  --Milton. 
  Syn:  Recollection;  reminiscence.  See  {Memory}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  ability  to  recall  past  occurrences  [syn:  {recall},  {recollection}, 
  2:  a  recognition  of  meritorious  service  [syn:  {memorial},  {commemoration}] 

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