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Definitions of commemoration

  1. a ceremony to honor the memory of someone or something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a recognition of meritorious service Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act of commemorating; an observance or celebration designed to honor the memory of some person or event. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Whatever serves the purpose of commemorating; a memorial. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Commemorative. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. The act of calling to remembrance; a memorial. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. The act of commemorating. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. The act of calling to remembrance by some special act or solemnity; the act of honouring the memory of a person or an event. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. Act of commemorating; service, part of service, in memory of saint or sacred event; (Oxford Univ.) annual celebration in memory of founders. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  10. At Oxford, the annual festival in honour of the benefactors of the university. See Encaenia. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  11. n. Act of calling to remembrance; —the act of honouring the memory of some person or event by a public celebration. Cabinet Dictionary
  12. An act of publick celebration. Complete Dictionary
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