Definition Of commemoration


remembrance, typically expressed in a ceremony.

solemn ceremonies of commemoration

Example Of commemoration

  • Afterward veterans joined their old comrades-in-arms from The Green Howards for a simple but heartfelt ceremony of commemoration .

  • An historic and nostalgic week of commemorations is under way to remember the momentous events in Normandy 60 years ago.

  • And so the commemorations were all just so much more moving than I had anticipated.

  • As part of commemorations marking the 60th anniversary of VE and VJ days, the newspaper is planning a special feature.

  • Each year since 1796, commemorations of the key events are organised in Ireland.

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