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commemorate

kuh me muh rayt

  • v  mark by some ceremony or observation
  • v  call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony
  • v  be or provide a memorial to a person or an event
    This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps

  • Tens of thousands lit white candles at a vigil to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square killings.
  • The article mentions the 2005 events and exhibitions planned to commemorate the Lewis and Clark expedition.
  • What does Bastille Day commemorate? c.
News & Articles

  • Gettysburg Community Theatre presents three productions to commemorate the 150th
    The artistic director of the Gettysburg Community Theatre started thinking about how to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg over a year ago.
    June 18, 2013 - The Evening Sun
  • Austinites commemorate Juneteenth
    Austinites will commemorate Juneteenth, the day Texas slaves learned of their freedom which was declared by then-President Abraham Lincoln.
    June 15, 2013 - KXAN 36 Austin
  • Press Releases: Secretary of State John Kerry to Commemorate PEPFAR's 10th Anniversary
    Secretary of State John Kerry to Commemorate PEPFAR's 10th Anniversary Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC June 14, 2013 On Tuesday June 18, Secretary of State John Kerry will commemorate the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)’s 10th Anniversary and discuss progress that is being made in the fight against global AIDS. The event will take place at 10:00 am ...
    June 14, 2013 - U.S. Department of State
Quotes

  • Isaac Newton in Forbes
    We would be remiss if we did not commemorate Martin Luther King Jr., a champion of peace in a time of war,said Isaac Newton Farris Jr., a nephew of King.
  • Klaus Wowereit in International Herald Tribune
    This memorial is important from two points of view - to commemorate the victims, but also to make clear that even today, after we have achieved so much in terms of equal treatment, discrimination still exists daily,Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit...
  • Patrick Wayne in Monterey County Herald
    How fitting that in 2007, as we commemorate the centennial of my dad's birth, we also pay tribute to another great American, Larry King, with this award,Patrick Wayne said in a statement released Tuesday.

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