remembrance [ri mem′brəns]
[ME < OFr: see REMEMBER & -ANCE]
1. a remembering or being remembered
2. the power to remember
3. something remembered; memory
4. the extent of time over which one can remember
5. an object that serves to bring to mind or keep in mind some person, event, etc.; souvenir, gift, keepsake, memento, etc.
6. commemoration [in remembrance of the deceased]
7. [pl.] greetings

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  • remembrance — ⇒REMEMBRANCE, subst. fém. Vieilli, littér. Ce qui revient à l esprit, fortuitement ou volontairement, des expériences passées. Synon. souvenir2. Petit à petit, [il] en était arrivé tout bêtement à réfléchir (...) sur son passé. Quelles… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • remembrance — keepsake, souvenir, early 15c., from Fr. remembrance (11c.), from remembrer (see REMEMBER (Cf. remember)). Remembrance Day, the Sunday nearest Nov. 11 (originally in memory of the dead of World War I) is attested from 1921 …   Etymology dictionary

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