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Word: memorialize

Definition: commemorate


Sentences Containing 'memorialize'

After creating four clay sculptures to memorialize his children, Ivan Meštrović died in early 1962 at the age of 79, in South Bend, Indiana at St.
He was deeply moved, and wrote Music for Prague 1968 to memorialize the events.
In 1911, the "Teatro Nacional" (National Theatre) was built in San Salvador, and the centenary of the independence uprising of 1811 was celebrated with the inauguration of the "Monumento a los Próceres de 1811" (Monument to the Heroes of 1811) in "Plaza Libertad" (Freedom Park) to memorialize the heroes of the movement.
In 1965 the Indiana General Assembly appropriated funds to commission a copy of the sculpture to memorialize Hoosier coal miners who had been killed on the job.
Koreans in several neighborhoods of Yachiyo were killed, and a tower was erected in 1972 near Yachiyodai Station to memorialize those killed in the incident.
The historical marker placed by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission in 1963 in the vicinity of Derby, Perry County, Indiana, to memorialize Hines' entry into Indiana states that Hines invaded Indiana in 1862, although he actually did so in 1863.
The three gather on Hugh’s 25th anniversary at the coffeehouse to retell and memorialize their mediocre show-business careers, including a final disastrous performance on The Mike Douglas Show.
They may also memorialize a location, person, or event.

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