Memorabilia Definition

mĕmər-ə-bĭlē-ə, -bĭlyə
Objects valued for their connection with historical events, culture, or entertainment.
Posters, publicity photographs, and other movie memorabilia.
American Heritage
Things associated with a noteworthy person or event and collected or kept for their historical or sentimental value.
Webster's New World
Events or experiences worthy of remembrance.
A book containing the memorabilia of a life in the theater.
American Heritage

Objects that are connected to or remind their owner of past events.

George has a collection of World War II memorabilia.

Origin of Memorabilia

  • Since 1800-1810, borrowing from Latin memorābilia (“things to be remembered"), the neuter plural of the word memorābilis (“memorable").

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin memorābilia neuter pl. of memorābilis memorable memorable

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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