memorial - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/məˈmɔːriəl/
singularmemorial
pluralmemorials
  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.

  2. 2
    something created to honour someone who has died

    The article is a memorial to her aunt who died last month.