What does the word memorial mean?

Usage examples for memorial

  1. They then drove to the Shakespeare Memorial, which also stands near the river. – John and Betty's History Visit by Margaret Williamson
  2. The reply to this memorial stated that an endeavour would be made to give assistance to a Medical School, and as a result the Montreal Medical Institution was organised. – McGill and its Story, 1821-1921 by Cyrus Macmillan
  3. It seems to me a part of him, and is a memorial of the happy hours I have passed under his hospitable roof. – The Talkative Wig by Eliza Lee Follen