memorial memorial  /mə ˈmɔ ri əl/


  1. (n) a recognition of meritorious service
  2. (n) a written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority
  3. (n) a structure erected to commemorate persons or events


  1. Essay: Roger Rosenblatt on one good idea for a 911 memorial.
  2. From Michael Jackson's memorial to rioting in China, these are PTI's pictures of the week.
  3. A planned World War II memorial in the nation's capital has some up in arms.


  1. Memorial fifth after day one at state golf tournament

    Memorial’s team survived a rough front nine to remain in the hunt and Central’s Dylan Meyer started well but struggled on the back nine during the first day of the IHSAA Boys State Golf Finals.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Evansville Courier & Press

  2. Memorial Day Champions

    Memorial Day Weekend Soccer tournaments provided the boys read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Times Newsweekly

  3. Memorial service planned for kidnapped Iowa teen

    A memorial service was planned for the 15-year-old Iowa girl whose body was discovered in the Des Moines River more than two weeks after she and another girl were kidnapped.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WQAD Moline

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  1. "The more I play, the more I get my feel back," Woods said Tuesday. "Where I was at Memorial in the beginning of June is where a lot of the guys are in January and February, the amount of rounds they competed and played in. So I'm just...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source:

  2. "A memorial to Stalin has no place in the Georgia of the 21st Century," President Mikhail Saakashvili said Friday.
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Mikhail Saakashvili Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I am shocked and saddened by today's shooting at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum," Obama said in a statement. "This outrageous act reminds us that we must remain vigilant against anti-Semitism and prejudice in all its forms. No American...
    on Jun 10, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source:

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