- remember the alamo!,
- remember the maine,
- remembrance day,
- remembrance of things past,
- remembrance sunday,
Origin of remembrance
Examples from the Web for remembrance
Diane von Furstenberg The iconic designer began her remarks with a remembrance of Oscar de la Renta, who died earlier in the week.
And that remembrance of and desire to cling to things past is what DISH Network is selling here.Welcome to the 2014 College Football Season: Exploitation, Florida State, and the Accused|Robert Silverman|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A remembrance of the zany, ad-libbing actor who made us laugh and cry.Robin Williams, Hollywood’s Grand Jester, Is Dead at 63|Marlow Stern|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This year, the condolence book from the June 4th Museum will be burned in a ceremony of remembrance.The Tiananmen Square Museum That’s Shocking China’s Tourists|Brendon Hong|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Quibbling over dates aside, 19th century Americans did insistently observe a day of remembrance.The Real Memorial Day: Oliver Wendell Holmes's Salute To A Momentous American Anniversary|Malcolm Jones|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As for me, the remembrance of my fiancée this evening threw me into a reckless mood.A Witch of the Hills, v. 2-2|Florence Warden
Not one went without carrying a remembrance of the abbé's strong arm, for he spared no one.Black Diamonds|Mr Jkai
In vain do I bring to remembrance my successful acts of temerity on many occasions; I can't think of attempting them now.Dangerous Connections, v. 1, 2, 3, 4|Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
May He be born again and born daily in our hearts, already touched by that remembrance and consecrated by its meaning.Marm Lisa|Kate Douglas Wiggin
In that final absorption all remembrance of its past experiences is lost.History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science|John William Draper
- the act of honouring some past event, person, etc
- (as modifier)a remembrance service
c.1300, "a memory, recollection," from Old French remembrance (11c.), from remembrer (see remember). From late 14c. as "consideration, reflection; present consciousness of a past event; store of personal experiences available to recollection, capacity to recall the past." Also late 14c. as "memento, keepsake, souvenir," and "a commemoration, remembering, ritual of commemoration." Meaning "faculty of memory, capability of remembering" is early 15c.
British Remembrance Day, the Sunday nearest Nov. 11 (originally in memory of the dead of World War I) is attested from 1921. A remembrancer (early 15c.) was a royal official of the Exchequer tasked with recording and collecting debts due to the Crown; hence also, figuratively "Death" (late 15c.).