Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of commemorate.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Land Day, known as 'Youm al-Ard' in Arabic, commemorates the bloody killing of six Palestinians in the Galilee on March 30, 1976 by Israeli troops during peaceful protests over the confiscation of Palestinian lands.

    Whose Land?

  • Rick Salutin commemorates the murder of Zahra Kazemi by writing that Al-Jazeera should be allowed to broadcast in Canada - and dismissing the Arab world's persistent anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial as no big deal:

    Daimnation!: Salutin hits a new low

  • The name commemorates the victory (niki) of their father, Philip, over the people of Thessaly.

    Wonderful Town?

  • But there exists a counter-statement to the effect that the name commemorates that of one of the surveyors of the channel.

    Last Leaves from Dunk Island

  • As I suggested earlier, the relationship that this event commemorates is based firmly on co-operation.

    Mexico and Canada—Beyond NAFTA

  • Nationale, was once the old church of St. Pierre du Chastel, and the name commemorates the spot where Rollo built his first square tower, the first of the many "Tours" that were built by the lords of Rouen, native and foreign, princes or pirates, from the river to the northern angle of the outer walls.

    The Story of Rouen

  • The coin commemorates the service of the men and women who have honored their country with their selfless duty to defend the United

    Health Net Sponsors American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial - Yahoo! Finance

  • The coin commemorates the 10th anniversary of Economic and Monetary Union.

    MaltaMedia.com

  • As this historic record label commemorates its 50th year in the music industry, let's learn more about the history of this iconic music leader:

    All articles at Blogcritics

  • The name commemorates a lightning settlement operation in the desert of the Negev, when eleven outposts were set up together, in October 1946, which fell in the year 5707 of the Hebrew calendar.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIII No 3

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