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Noun: memorial  mu'mo-ree-ul
  1. A recognition of meritorious service
    - commemoration, remembrance
     
  2. A written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority
     
  3. A structure erected to commemorate persons or events
    - monument
Adjective: memorial  mu'mo-ree-ul
  1. Intended as a commemoration
    "a memorial plaque";
    - commemorative, commemorating

Derived forms: memorials

Type of: construction, content, credit, message, recognition, structure, subject matter, substance

Encyclopedia: Memorial, Houston, Texas