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 Meanings and Examples of COMMEMORATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  a ceremony to honor the memory of someone or something officially
Classic Sentence:
1  They were the bonfires of other parishes and hamlets that were engaged in the same sort of commemoration.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
2  THIS is not the place to commemorate the trials and privations endured by the immigrant Mormons before they came to their final haven.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
3  Thus saying, Mrs. Sparsit, with her Roman features like a medal struck to commemorate her scorn of Mr. Bounderby, surveyed him fixedly from head to foot, swept disdainfully past him, and ascended the staircase.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII
4  commemorate his name by so uncommon an action.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Context  Highlight   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
5  I begged Mr. Micawber to fill us bumpers, and proposed the toast in due form: shaking hands with him across the table, and kissing Mrs. Micawber, to commemorate that eventful occasion.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
6  If we wanted to conceal the noble action this purse commemorates, we should not expose it thus to view.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 50. The Morrel Family.
Example Sentence:
1  People are lining up to buy commemoration stamps.
2  Many believe last night's protest is the first of many demonstrations to commemorate the riots in July 1999.
3  The story of Fairchild that Mr. Moore was helping to commemorate is well-known in Silicon Valley.
4  A monument is a statue or building created to commemorate a person, event or as an artistic object.
5  Gathered all together in this church, we commemorate those who lost their lives in the great war.
6  We commemorate the founding of our nation with a public holiday.
7  The event marked the completion of the new “club nautique” pavilions, built to commemorate the city's year as “European Capital of Culture“.
8  Christmas commemorates the birth of Christ.
9  After touring the hospital, Her Majesty unveiled a commemorative plaque.
10  There is a commemorative plaque to the artist in the village hall.
11  The Post Office has issued a commemorative stamp to mark the event.
12  A commemorative medal was struck in honour of the event.
13  The Royal Mint will strike a commemorative gold coin.