Fortieth-day gatherings of commemoration and national strikes turned the tide against the ill-fated Pahlavi dynasty in 1979.
Popular sentiment is a mixture of mourning and commemoration.
As late as the fifth century, powerful aristocratic women took charge of the commemoration of the dead in Rome.
But the Maryland governor also has higher ambitions for the commemoration.
Gay-pride parades will be held all across the country June 24 in commemoration of the Stonewall uprising on June 28, 1969.
These were the things worthy of commemoration in the consulship of Crassus.
The tree on which it is there perched is a commemoration of another of the saint's miracles.
In the centre of the area is erected an elegant group of statues in commemoration of the heroic and immortal Nelson.
There were people at the commemoration banquet who could remember Cromwell.
Don't you realize you are up here for Commem—for commemoration?
late 14c., "a calling to mind," also "service or church festival commemorating something," from Old French comemoration, from Latin commemorationem (nominative commemoratio) "reminding, mention," noun of action from past participle stem of commemorare "to call to mind," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + memorare "to remind," from memor "mindful of" (see memory).