Remembrance

Re*mem"brance

(-brans), n. [OF. remembrance.]
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1. The act of remembering; a holding in mind, or bringing to mind; recollection.
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Lest fierce remembrance wake my sudden rage.
Milton.
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Lest the remembrance of his grief should fail.
Addison.
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2. The state of being remembered, or held in mind; memory; recollection.
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This, ever grateful, in remembrance bear.
Pope.
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3. Something remembered; a person or thing kept in memory. Shak.
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4. That which serves to keep in or bring to mind; a memorial; a token; a memento; a souvenir; a memorandum or note of something to be remembered.
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And on his breast a bloody cross he bore,
The dear remembrance of his dying Lord.
Spenser.
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Keep this remembrance for thy Julia's sake.
Shak.
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5. Something to be remembered; counsel; admonion; instruction. [Obs.] Shak.
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6. Power of remembering; reach of personal knowledge; period over which one's memory extends.
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Thee I have heard relating what was done
Ere my remembrance.
Milton.
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Syn. -- Recollection; reminiscence. See Memory.
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