day of remembrance

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n day of remembrance the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)
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Usage

In literature:

There were few days after that in which Christie did not have some token of his remembrance.
"Christie Redfern's Troubles" by Margaret Robertson
Ah, my dear, it is three-and-thirty years ago, and the remembrance of days like those is all I have.
"The Moving Finger" by Mary Gaunt
But to-day the remembrance of such a friendship is a crime.
"Which?" by Ernest Daudet
One characteristic of the poetic temperament is the faithful remembrance and cherishing of early days.
"The Life of David" by Alexander Maclaren
And when Miss Mabel came to see him, she always wanted to turn the old organ in remembrance of her childish days.
"Christie's Old Organ" by Mrs. O. F. Walton
To this day its remembrance inspires in me a feeling of deep, true poetry.
"Memoirs" by Charles Godfrey Leland
He is one of those to whom childhood's religion is a bitter-sweet remembrance unto the end of days.
"Jewish Literature and Other Essays" by Gustav Karpeles
My remembrance of those days that followed is like a summer morning, with a diamond hanging to every blade of grass.
"Daisy" by Elizabeth Wetherell
Of how the next days passed, Lilias never had a distinct remembrance.
"The Orphans of Glen Elder" by Margaret Murray Robertson
God may not let me die, but my life will always be one long remembrance of to-day.
"A Modern Mercenary" by Kate Prichard and Hesketh Vernon Hesketh-Prichard
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In poetry:

For whom king Arthur and his knights
Full forty days did mourn ;
And, in remembrance of his name,
That was so strangely born—
"The Life And Death Of Tom Thumb" by Anonymous British
This day will be to fond remembrance dear,
Throughout each scene which Life presents to view,
The hour of sadness it will sweetly cheer,
To dwell on days, when Life and Hope were new.
"To Miss S. E. Gaskin," by Mary Abel Clinckett
O Spring, with all thy sweetheart frolics, say,
Hast thou remembrance of those earlier springs
When we wept answer to the laughing day,
And turned aside from green and gracious things?
"Grant" by Henry Cuyler Bunner
And so, tho' the gay face of beauty is flown,
And the joys of thy youth are all faded away ;
The remembrance of kind acts is over thee thrown,
And angels shall hail thee to mansions of day.
"To My Grandmother, On Completing Her Eightieth Year" by Mary Anne Browne
Through the years — from the far day of Flodden,
From the gardens of Minden, the trodden
Red Inkerman snow;
Where Quebec keeps remembrance undying,
Where the dead under strange stars are lying
'Mid names that we know, —
"The Red Rose" by Cicely Fox Smith
So now it is vain for the singer to burst into clamour
With the great black piano appassionato. The glamour
Of childish days is upon me, my manhood is cast
Down in the flood of remembrance, I weep like a child for the past.
"Piano" by D H Lawrence

In news:

In honor and remembrance of those that lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on Sept 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center, United States Pentagon, and Flight 93, the Waconia Fire Department will conduct its annual Patriot Day program.
Patriot Day Ceremony in remembrance of 9/11 at the Sheridan Fire-Rescue Station, September 11th, 2009.
For adults, this will be a day of remembrance.
Balloons are released in memory of lost children during a service honoring National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day on Monday, Oct 15, 2012, at Ritter Park in Huntington.
The community is invited to join a POW/MIA Remembrance Day at the VFW next month to honor and remember those who were prisoners of war as well as missing in action.
The remembrance day marks the day of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps 67 years ago.
The Filipino-American Association of Kitsap County will have a Bataan remembrance day ceremony at Bataan Park in East Bremerton at 8:45 am on Saturday, April 7.
Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance of those who have died in our nation's service.
Holding a photo of Chelmsford murder victim Christine Ayotte, 31, at Lowell s Day of Remembrance is her aunt, Diane Connell, while also holding a photo of Gavin Plouffe, 8, Ayotte s son.
A woman lights a candle in 2006 during a day of remembrance for up to 10 million people who starved to death in the great famine of 1932-33.
In remembrance of Pearl Harbor Day on Dec 7, AMVETS World War II members were honored at a dinner and celebration.
PEARL HARBOR DAY Mt Diablo beacon shines on high in remembrance of infamous date.
In 2009, Congress designated September 11th as a National Day of Service and Remembrance to honor the victims, survivors, and families of 9/11 through service-oriented programs.
In the early hours on Remembrance Day, the flags are planted outside the residence so that the veterans wake up to a sea of red and white outside their home.
KEYPORT – Gov Chris Gregoire has directed that flags at all Washington state government offices be lowered to half-staff Friday in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
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