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noun [countable] memorial pronunciation in American English /məˈmɔriəl/
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  1. 1
    a structure built to remind people of a famous person or event
    the Vietnam War Memorial
    By the road was a memorial to victims of the bombing.
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  2. 2
    something created to honor someone who has died
    The article is a memorial to her aunt who died last month.
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