commemoration

Part of speech: adjective

Commemorative.

Part of speech: noun

The act of commemorating.

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Usage examples "commemoration":

  1. I made his acquaintance at the Commemoration. - "Tom Brown at Oxford", Thomas Hughes.
  2. On the top of this came the tragedy at Moscow on the day of his coronation when hundreds of people lost their lives in the attempt to obtain a loving cup which was promised them in commemoration of the event. - "The Russian Revolution; The Jugo-Slav Movement", Alexander Petrunkevitch, Samuel Northrup Harper, Frank Alfred Golder, Robert Joseph Kerner.
  3. Now, as Columbus landed on Friday, October 21st, 1492, so Friday, October 21st, 1892, is the day of the month and also the day of the week to be observed in commemoration of that event. - "Our Calendar", George Nichols Packer.