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Noun: commemoration  ku,me-mu'rey-shun
  1. A ceremony to honour the memory of someone or something
    - memorialization, memorialisation [Brit]
  2. A recognition of meritorious service
    - memorial, remembrance

Derived forms: commemorations

Type of: ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, credit, observance, recognition

Encyclopedia: Commemoration