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Examples from the Web for momento
Besides, I hardly think that either he or his agent would have troubled to carry away an empty basin as a momento of the deed.The Tree of Knowledge
Mrs. Baillie Reynolds
The members of both races were anxious to exercise the privilege of placing under the corner-stone some momento.Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
Booker T. Washington
He claimed, however, in exchange, the fragments of the Stradivariusas a momento of the strange event.Nightmare Tales
H. P. Blavatsky
Hor / Momento cita mors venit, aut victoria lta—In a moment of time comes sudden death or joyful victory.
Momento fit cinis, diu sylva—It takes an age to build a city, but an hour involves it in ruin.
Word Origin and History for momento
a misspelling, or perhaps variant, of memento.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper