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memorial

2 noun
     
memorial2
1 [countable] something, especially a stone with writing on it, that reminds people of someone who has died
memorial to
The hospital was built as a memorial to King Edward VII.
permanent/lasting memorial
An appeal has been launched to build a lasting memorial to the composer.
2 [singular] an achievement that reminds people of someone who has died
memorial to
The garden is a memorial to one of the finest Victorian gardeners.

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