ETYM French mémoire, m., memorandum, from mémoire, f., memory, Latin memoria. Related to Memory.
1. An account of the author's personal experiences.
2. An essay on a scientific or scholarly topic.
ETYM Cf. French mémorial.
1. A recognition of meritorious service; SYN. commemoration, remembrance.
2. A structure erected to commemorate persons or events; SYN. monument.
3. A written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to a an authority.