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English definition of “memorial”


noun [C]     /məˈmɔː.ri.əl/ US  /-ˈmɔːr.i-/
C2 an object , often large and made of stone , which has been built to honour a famous person or event : a war memorial The statue was erected as a memorial to those who died in the war .Gravestones and monuments
(Definition of memorial noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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