Origin of commemoration
OTHER WORDS FROM commemorationcom·mem·o·ra·tion·al, adjectivenon·com·mem·o·ra·tion, nounnon·com·mem·o·ra·tion·al, adjective
Words nearby commemoration
How to use commemoration in a sentence
It was not that this was a place where despair led to a lasting choice, but that the area was filled with trash and rotting construction signs rather than any commemoration for the lives that were lost.A vacation town promises rest and relaxation. The water knows the truth.|Nneka M. Okona|August 26, 2021|Vox
I think commemoration ought to drive change and not be a substitute for change.
Orlando City Hall on June 1 raised the Pride flag in commemoration of Pride month.
He recently became the first president to visit Tulsa in commemoration of a race massacre there.
On May 8, Thiel organized a community commemoration of the 91st anniversary of the Sherman Riot and the lynching of Hughes.
As late as the fifth century, powerful aristocratic women took charge of the commemoration of the dead in Rome.First Anglican Woman Bishop A Return to Christian Roots|Candida Moss|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To Bartholdi, his statue meant a commemoration of Liberty attained.128 Years Old and Still a Looker: Happy Birthday to Lady Liberty|Elizabeth Mitchell|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the Maryland governor also has higher ambitions for the commemoration.The Presidential Hopeful Obsessed With the War of 1812|Ben Jacobs|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Just before commemoration week, the province had uncovered another body and was preparing it for burial.
The majority are now in school elsewhere but return each year during commemoration.
Musical festival in Westminster abbey, in commemoration of the birthday of Handel.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
On the first day of the seventh month, Tishri (October), is the commemoration of the creation of the world.
I will not however speak of them all, but only those whom I suppose to be worthy of commemoration and full discussion.
In commemoration of this miraculous manifestation of the divine will the city was named Tzintzuntzan, 'place of celestial birds.'The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5|Hubert Howe Bancroft
Finally, a medal was struck in commemoration of the event, and presented to the workmen.The Story of the Cambrian|C. P. Gasquoine