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from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • noun Memory.
  • noun technical memory; a contrivance for aiding the memory.

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