memorial (plural memorials)
- A structure, such as a monument, intended to celebrate the memory of a person or event.
- A service of remembrance or commemoration.
- (legal) a statement of facts set out in the form of a petition to a person in authority, a court or tribunal, a government, etc.
- (obsolete) A note to aid the memory; a memorandum.
- German: Gedenkgottesdienst
- Russian: поминове́ние
- Spanish: conmemoración
- Serving as a remembrance of someone or something; commemorative.
- a memorial building
- 1725, Homer; [Alexander Pope], transl., “Book XI”, in The Odyssey of Homer. […], volume III, London: Printed for Bernard Lintot, OCLC 8736646 ↗:
- There high in air, memorial of my name, / Fix the smooth oar, and bid me live to fame.
- Contained in the memory.
- a memorial possession
- Mnemonic; assisting the memory.
- This succession of Aspirate, Soft, and Hard, may be expressed by the memorial word ASH.
- French: mémoriel
- German: Gedenk-
- Spanish: conmemorativo