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Pronunciation:  ri'membruns

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the ability to recall past occurrences
  2. [n]  a recognition of meritorious service

REMEMBRANCE is a 11 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: anamnesis, commemoration, memorial, recollection
 See Also: credit, epitaph, memory, recognition, retention, retentiveness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Re*mem"brance\ (-brans), n. [OF. remembrance.]
1. The act of remembering; a holding in mind, or bringing to
   mind; recollection.

         Lest fierce remembrance wake my sudden rage.

         Lest the remembrance of his grief should fail.

2. The state of being remembered, or held in mind; memory;

         This, ever grateful, in remembrance bear. --Pope.

3. Something remembered; a person or thing kept in memory.

4. That which serves to keep in or bring to mind; a memorial;
   a token; a memento; a souvenir; a memorandum or note of
   something to be remembered.

         And on his breast a bloody cross he bore, The dear
         remembrance of his dying Lord.        --Spenser.

         Keep this remembrance for thy Julia's sake. --Shak.

5. Something to be remembered; counsel; admoni??on;
   instruction. [Obs.] --Shak.

6. Power of remembering; reach of personal knowledge; period
   over which one's memory extends.

         Thee I have heard relating what was done Ere my
         remembrance.                          --Milton.

Syn: Recollection; reminiscence. See {Memory}.