remembrance - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/rɪˈmembrəns/
singularremembrance
pluralremembrances
  1. 1
    [uncountable] a way of showing respect for someone who has died or for an important event

    a wreath/prayer/garden of remembrance

    in remembrance of:

    A service was held in remembrance of those who died in the war.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] formal a memory of a person or an event
    remembrance of:

    Her eyes glowed with the remembrance of things past.