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commemoration

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CIDE DICTIONARY

commemorationn. [L. commemoratio.].
  •  The act of commemorating; an observance or celebration designed to honor the memory of some person or event.  [1913 Webster]
    "This sacrament was designed to be a standing commemoration of the death and passion of our Lord."  [1913 Webster]
    "The commonwealth which . . . chooses the most flagrant act of murderous regicide treason for a feast of eternal commemoration."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Whatever serves the purpose of commemorating; a memorial.  [1913 Webster]
Commemoration day, at the University of Oxford, Eng., an annual observance or ceremony in honor of the benefactors of the University, at which time honorary degrees are conferred.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

commemoration, n.
1 an act of commemorating.
2 a service or part of a service in memory of a person, an event, etc.

Etymology
ME f. F commemoration or L commemoratio (as COMMEMORATE)

THESAURUS

commemoration

anniversaries, anniversary, annual holiday, bicentenary, bicentennial, biennial, birthday, bissextile day, celebrating, celebration, centenary, centennial, ceremony, decennial, diamond jubilee, dressing ship, fanfare, fanfaronade, favor, festivity, flourish of trumpets, golden wedding anniversary, holiday, holy days, immovable feast, jubilee, keepsake, leap year, marking the occasion, memento, memento mori, memorabilia, memorial, memorialization, memorials, memories, memory, name day, natal day, observance, octennial, ovation, quadrennial, quasquicentennial, quincentenary, quincentennial, quinquennial, rejoicing, relic, religious rites, remembrance, remembrancer, revel, rite, ritual observance, salute, salvo, septennial, sesquicentennial, sextennial, silver wedding anniversary, solemn observance, solemnization, souvenir, tercentenary, tercentennial, testimonial, testimonial banquet, testimonial dinner, toast, token, token of remembrance, tribute, tricennial, triennial, triumph, trophy, wedding anniversary

ROGET THESAURUS

commemoration

Celebration

N celebration, solemnization, jubilee, commemoration, ovation, paean, triumph, jubilation, ceremony (rite), holiday, fiesta, zarabanda, revelry, feast (amusement), china anniversary, diamond anniversary, golden anniversary, silver anniversary, tin anniversary, china jubilee, diamond jubilee, golden jubilee, silver jubilee, tin jubilee, china wedding, diamond wedding, golden wedding, silver wedding, tin wedding, triumphal arch, bonfire, salute, salvo, salvo of artillery, feu de joie, flourish of trumpets, fanfare, colors flying, illuminations, inauguration, installation, presentation, coronation, Lord Mayor's show, harvest-home, red-letter day, trophy, Te Deum, fete, holiday, Forefathers' Day, celebrating, commemorative, celebrated, immortal, in honor of, in commemoration of, Int, hail!, all hail!, io paean, io triumphe!, see the conquering hero comes!.

Memory

N memory, remembrance, retention, retentiveness, tenacity, veteris vestigia flammae, tablets of the memory, readiness, reminiscence, recognition, recollection, rememoration, recurrence, flashback, retrospect, retrospection, afterthought, post script, PS, suggestion, prompting, hint, reminder, remembrancer, flapper, memorial, commemoration, note, memo, memorandum, things to be remembered, token of remembrance, memento, souvenir, keepsake, relic, memorabilia, art of memory, artificial memory, memoria technica, mnemonics, mnemotechnics, phrenotypics, Mnemosyne, prompt-book, crib sheet, cheat sheet, retentive memory, tenacious memory, photographic memory, green memory, trustworthy memory, capacious memory, faithful memory, correct memory, exact memory, ready memory, prompt memory, accurate recollection, perfect memory, total recall, celebrity, fame, renown, reputation, remembering, remembered, mindful, reminiscential, retained in the memory, pent up in one's memory, fresh, green, green in remembrance, unforgotten, present to the mind, within one's memory, indelible, uppermost in one's thoughts, memorable, by heart, by rote, without book, memoriter, in memory of, in memoriam, memoria in aeterna, suggestive, manet alta mente repostum, forsan et haec olim meminisse juvabit, absens haeres non erit, beatae memoriae, briefly thyself remember, mendacem memorem esse oportet, memory the warder of the brain, parsque est meminisse doloris, to live in hearts we leave behind is not to die, vox audita peril littera scripta manet, out of sight, out of mind.

Record

N record, trace, vestige, relic, remains, scar, cicatrix, footstep, footmark, footprint, pug, track mark, wake, trail, scent, piste, monument, hatchment, slab, tablet, trophy, achievement, obelisk, pillar, column, monolith, memorial, memento, testimonial, medal, commemoration, record, note, minute, register, registry, roll, cartulary, diptych, Domesday book, catalogue raisonne, entry, memorandum, indorsement, inscription, copy, duplicate, docket, notch, muniment, deed, document, deposition, proces verbal, affidavit, certificate, notebook, memorandum book, memo book, pocketbook, commonplace book, portfolio, pigeonholes, excerpta, adversaria, jottings, dottings, gazette, gazetteer, newspaper, daily, magazine, almanac, almanack, calendar, ephemeris, diary, log, journal, daybook, ledger, cashbook, petty cashbook, professional journal, scientific literature, the literature, primary literature, secondary literature, article, review article, archive, scroll, state paper, return, blue book, statistics, compte rendu, Acts of, Transactions of, Proceedings of, Hansard's Debates, chronicle, annals, legend, history, biography, Congressional Records, registration, registry, enrollment, inrollment, tabulation, entry, booking, signature, recorder, journalism, recording, tape recording, videotape, compact disk, floppy disk, diskette, hard disk, Winchester disk, read-only memory, ROM, write once read mostly memory, WORM, on record, exegi monumentum aere perennium, read their history in a nation's eyes, records that defy the tooth of time.


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