remembrance

Part of speech: noun

The act or power of remembering; memory.

Part of speech: noun

That which is remembered; a memento; keepsake.

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Usage examples "remembrance":

  1. He knew the story in which that cousin had played his part perfectly well; had he forgotten it, his remembrance of old faces would not have betrayed him in this instance. - "Mattie:--A Stray (Vol 3 of 3)", Frederick William Robinson.
  2. Of my mother I have a most vivid remembrance, and I have never forgotten one single circumstance connected with her last illness. - "The Living Link", James De Mille.
  3. Monday morning, although the unpleasant event of the previous night seemed to Burton more than ever to be an unreal remembrance, he resolved to carry out his intention. - "The Bail Jumper", Robert J. C. Stead.