The definition of a memoir is a retelling or recount of a life lived, often in book or movie form.(noun)
When you write the history of your life in a book, this is an example of a memoir.
See memoir in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr mémoire, masc., a memorandum, memoir, fem., memory < L memoria, memory
See memoir in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French mémoire
Origin: , from Old French memoire, memory
Origin: , from Latin memoria; see memory.
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