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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Worth being remembered or noted; remarkable.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Worthy to be remembered; such as to be remembered; not to be forgotten; notable; remarkable: as, the memorable names of history; memorable deeds; a memorable disaster.
  • Keeping in remembrance; commemorative.
  • Synonyms Signal, extraordinary, famous.
  • noun An event worthy of being kept in memory; a noteworthy or remarkable thing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Worthy to be remembered; very important or remarkable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Worthy to be remembered; very important or remarkable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective worth remembering

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin memorābilis, from memorāre, to bring to remembrance, from memor, mindful; see (s)mer- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin memorabilis, from memorare ("to bring to remembrance"), from memor ("mindful, remembering"). See memory, and confer memorabilia.

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