remembrance: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ri-mem'bruns), [key]
— n.
  1. a retained mental impression; memory.
  2. the act or fact of remembering.
  3. the power or faculty of remembering.
  4. the length of time over which recollection or memory extends.
  5. the state of being remembered; commemoration: to hold someone's name in remembrance.
  6. something that serves to bring to mind or keep in mind some place, person, event, etc.; memento.
  7. a gift given as a token of love or friendship: I sent her a small remembrance on Mother's Day.
  8. greetings; respects.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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