verb (used with object), me·mo·ri·al·ized, me·mo·ri·al·iz·ing.
to present a memorial to.
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What Is the Former Name of Memorial Day?
Memorial Day occurs on the last Monday in May and marks the solemn time when Americans honor the soldiers that died in military service. When the observance was first declared in 1868 by General John Logan, it was called Decoration Day in reference to a tradition of decorating the graves of those whose lives were lost in the Civil War and its set date was May …
homage, ovation, testimony, remembrance, endorsement, testament, festivity, ceremony, observance, festival, triumph, anniversary, birthday, gala, performance, party, spree, bash, jubilee, salvo
Also especially British, me·mo·ri·al·ise.
Origin of memorialize
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to honour or commemorate
to present or address a memorial to
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