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adjective as in in honor of something

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Even if Draghi succeeds, he won’t be celebrated with a commemorative victory column—but this Roman could yet leave his own lasting mark on history.

New Horizons carries no such elaborate commemorative marker—though the spacecraft itself serves as its own identifier, an object that had to come from the minds and hands of an intelligent civilization.

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The theme of this online commemorative event is “United” with a goal of healing divides while addressing ongoing problems of poverty and inequity.

Regardless of which season, though, his most popular items are the bourbon balls made with different brands of the local hooch and official commemorative julep glasses.

Hello said he plans to contact a management company that DBT Development Group has retained to represent the condo association to advocate for the commemorative plaque.

America sure does love its national commemorative months (PDF), especially health-related ones.

Temples could also serve funerary and commemorative functions.

Expect a boatload of commemorative coins, plates, T-shirts, and baby tchotchkes of all sorts to be sold.

It makes you wonder what the riflemen are going to do with their commemorative coins.

According to press reports, they received commemorative coins for their service.

There is also a tombstone in Folkestone churchyard curiously commemorative of this tax.

For many years the disgraceful commemorative procession was faithfully observed.

The following two chapters were prepared for special occasions commemorative of typical California life.

This was the case in a still greater degree in the triumphal and commemorative arches.

There the first object which met our sight was the little cairn, already mentioned, commemorative of Lieutenant Sholl.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to commemorative, such as: celebratory, memorial, commemoratory, dedicatory, in memory, and in remembrance.

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