memorabilia memorabilia  /ˌmɛ mə rə ˈbil jə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a record of things worth remembering

Usage(s):

  1. Inside is an eclectic mix of Nazi and American memorabilia and an uncaptioned photo of dead bodies sprawled on the ground.
  2. The case involved sports memorabilia and personal mementoes he claimed were still his but were the property of two dealers.
  3. At stake are millions of dollars in royalties from the sales of T shirts, posters and other memorabilia featuring the former King of Rock 'n' Roll.

News

  1. 10 Most Expensive Pieces of MLB Memorabilia Ever Sold/Auctioned

    Baseball fans are not afraid to put their money where there mouth is—and pay an exorbitant price for memorabilia associated with the game's greats. Just earlier this month , a glove reportedly used by Jackie Robinson in the 1955 and 1956 World Series was sold for $373,002. And if that sounds like a lot, well, you're in for some sticker shock. Not only did that not break the record for most ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Kobe Bryant memorabilia lawsuit settled, six items to be auctioned

    (Reuters) - Basketball great Kobe Bryant, his mother and an auction house have settled a dispute over a proposed sale of some of the Los Angeles Lakers player's memorabilia including jerseys and championship rings, his representatives said on Monday. Ken Goldin, president of Goldin Auctions, said on Monday that six of the disputed items will be sold in an auction that begins June 17 and runs ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Kobe memorabilia case settled

    Kobe Bryant's memorabilia drama has finally come to an end. Kobe's parents have issued an apology to the Lakers' superstar. The settlement will allows less than ten percent of Kobe's items to be auctioned.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: 19 Action News Cleveland

Quotes

  1. "I can imagine in years to come that my papers and memorabilia, my journals and letters, will find themselves always in the company of people who care about many of the things I do: culture, community, spirituality, scholarship and the blessings of...
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Alice Walker Source: Washington Post

  2. In the February document, obtained by People.com, the Diff'rent Strokes star wrote, "I am concerned that irreplaceable memorabilia, irreplaceable model trains, irreplaceable items of personal property will be stolen, damaged or destroyed."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Gary Coleman Source: Toronto Sun

  3. "This is the most cherished piece of memorabilia I'll ever own," said Mackey, with frost hanging off his goatee.
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Lance Mackey Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Word of the Day
anachronistic anachronistic
/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /