Memorabilia definition

mĕmər-ə-bĭlē-ə, -bĭlyə
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Objects that are connected to or remind their owner of past events.

George has a collection of World War II memorabilia.

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Objects valued for their connection with historical events, culture, or entertainment.

Posters, publicity photographs, and other movie memorabilia.

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Things associated with a noteworthy person or event and collected or kept for their historical or sentimental value.
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Memorabilia is defined as things kept because they have sentimental value or because they are associated with some important event or person.

Old jerseys and baseball cards of great past baseball players are an example of sports memorabilia.

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Events or experiences worthy of remembrance.

A book containing the memorabilia of a life in the theater.

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Origin of memorabilia

  • Latin memorābilia neuter pl. of memorābilis memorable memorable

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

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

    From Wiktionary