noun, plural me·men·tos, me·men·toes.
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Example sentences from the Web for mementos
Fleeing their homes, many Syrians left behind middle-class lives; most arrived with none of the mementos that stir memory.
“In theory these mementos serve to bring back the moment,” she writes in the book.
The room is deliciously crowded with books, photographs, and mementos—things Didion once treasured for the memories they evoked.
These bequests are not made for the intrinsic value of them, but as mementos of my esteem and regard.Finger-Ring Lore|William Jones
Only the day before he had found and destroyed a little hoard of mementos which seemed to reproach him with his lack of success.The Barrier|Allen French
She put back the mementos, stepped out of the cage, put her arms fiercely around him.A World Apart|Samuel Kimball Merwin
I write in the midst of these mementos of the past, in the fresh hour of early morning, in the fated Hall of the Abencerrages.Washington Irving|Charles Dudley Warner
The father of her son looks into her eyes and points to the mementos of their early love.Iconoclasts|James Huneker