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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Memory.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A shrine or reliquary containing relics of some martyr or martyrs. In primitive times it was customary to carry the memoria in religious processions.
  • n. A church or chapel built in memory of a martyr or confessor, often over his tomb.

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