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English definition of “reminiscence”

reminiscence

noun uk   /ˌrem.ɪˈnɪs.əns/ formal us  
[U] the act of remembering events and experiences from the pastRemembering, reminding and reminders reminiscences [plural] Your reminiscences are the experiences you remember from the past, often written in a book: The novel contains endless reminiscences of/about the author's youth.Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarisingMemory and memories
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