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Noun: recollection  ,re-ku'lek-shun
  1. The ability to recall past occurrences
    - remembrance, anamnesis
  2. The process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)
    "he has total recollection of the episode";
    - recall, reminiscence
  3. Something recalled to the mind

Derived forms: recollections

Type of: memory, remembering, retention, retentiveness, retentivity

Encyclopedia: Recollection