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Word: commemorate

Definition: honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war


Sentences Containing 'commemorate'

"Duffmuttu" is performed as social entertainment and to commemorate festivals, "uroos" (festivals connected with mosques) and weddings.
"Whose Bird? Common Bird Names and the people they Commemorate".
A bronze statue of Mirabeau was erected in the commune to commemorate the restoration of the name.
A monument once stood to commemorate this meeting.
After his death, his only pupil to survive him, Arabati Baba, founded a monastery in Tetovo to commemorate Sersem’s life.
All students of the school in 2006 were given a "Jubilee Medallion" to commemorate this occasion.
Battle Abbey was founded to commemorate the battle, and dedicated in 1095.
Both are now permanently fixtured to commemorate Anzac Day.
BU's season started off with a banner-raising ceremony to commemorate the previous season's Beanpot, Hockey East and NCAA championship victories.
Cursetjee set up a public monument, now known as the "Khada Parsi", to commemorate his father.
During her career as a teacher she worked at: An award was established to commemorate her literary contribution.
In 1937, a bronze plaque was erected at Beckwourth Pass by the Native Daughters of the Golden West to commemorate the discoverer and the pioneers who passed along the trail.
In 1984, a monument was erected in Beauport (which has since been merged into Quebec City as of 2002) to commemorate the 350th anniversary of Cloutier's arrival.
In March 2007 a ceremony was held to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the rescue.
In order to commemorate the perceived victory, a timber church to this saint was built in Saint Petersburg in 1722.
It is the national monument of the Republic of Indonesia, built to commemorate the struggle for Indonesian independence.
It should not be by their architecture, but why not even by their power of abstract thought, that nations should seek to commemorate themselves?
Its common name and Latin binomial commemorate the Hungarian ornithologist Gyula von Madarász.
Memorial. In 2005, a memorial was constructed in Emilcin at to commemorate the alien abduction of Jan Wolski.
Monument to commemorate the landing of a Zeppelin airship in Wermsdorf on 12th July 1914.
Nike sponsored a trophy to commemorate this new rivalry.
Now a museum, they commemorate the town’s early development and the productive career of a widely acclaimed Montanan.
On April 21, 2012, to commemorate Record Store Day, Disturbed released "The Collection".
Poets such as John Keats commemorate the importance of "The Eve of Saint Agnes".
Project Singa was launched in 2010 as a project to commemorate World Kindness Day.
Running said the events were commemorations, not celebrations, stating: "Commemorate really means remember.
Several monuments there commemorate participants in the April Uprising.
Since 2003, the Cadets have been planning to commemorate him by renaming an east London school in Leyton after him.
Stone monuments were erected in various locations throughout the township in the late 20th century to commemorate the township's Welsh heritage.
The 4th Daytime Emmy Awards were held in May 12, 1977 on NBC to commemorate excellence in daytime programming from the previous year (1976).
The common name and Latin binomial commemorate the General Sir James Willcocks.
The common name and Latin binomial commemorate the German physician and ornithologist Gustav Hartlaub.
The common name and the Latin binomial commemorate the American ornithologist James Paul Chapin.
The English and Latin names commemorate its discovery by the Woodward brothers.
The intent of the service was to commemorate the Derry soldiers who had lost their lives during the previous year.
The Lafayette Elm was a tree which was planted to commemorate General Lafayette's 1825 visit to Kennebunk.
The song Derry's Walls was written to commemorate the siege.
The stadium was built between 1929 and 1930 to host the 1930 FIFA World Cup, as well as to commemorate the centennial of Uruguay's first constitution.
The ‘Great Refined Odes’ say, ‘Do not just commemorate your ancestors; cultivate your virtue .’” 2.
There are tens of places of collective executions in Ochota district, many marked with plaques to commemorate the deaths of several dozens or up to several hundreds of victims.
They were commissioned by Joseph Leckie "to commemorate the never to be forgotten valour of the South Staffordshire Regiments in the Great War 1914 - 1918" and completed in 1920.
This was presented by Munster Council in 1990 to commemorate Tadhg Crowley, who was elected as Munster Council Treasurer in 1968 and served until his death in December 1989.
This was to commemorate CIC's 10th anniversary of providing Canadian Higher Education in Egypt.
To commemorate his good friend, Santa declares that in every Christmas, everyone should remember Jesus.
To commemorate the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, 17 Canadian coins were issued for general circulation.
To commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Golf GTI, Volkswagen Motorsport enters the 2011 24 Hours Nürburgring with the “Golf24”.
to commemorate the centennial celebration of Tarzan.
Today the pub serves a special ale to commemorate the discovery, dubbed "Eagle's DNA".
Two stone shields set into the chimney breast commemorate the marriage of Dordé de Béduer to Jeanne de Balzac of Montal in 1457.
With a cluster of shiva temples it was built to commemorate the cremation of the members of the Gaekwad family.

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