/ri mem"breuhns/, 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. remembrances, greetings; respects.
[1300-50; ME < OF; see REMEMBER, -ANCE]
Syn. 1. recollection, reminiscence. 3. memory. 6. keepsake, trophy, souvenir, token, memorial.

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