Commemorative



[kuh-mem-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv] /kəˈmɛm əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv/

adjective
1.
serving to :
a commemorative monument; a commemorative dinner.
2.
(of a coin, medal, or postage stamp) issued to a historical event, to honor the memory of a personage, etc.
noun
3.
anything that .
adj.

1610s, from commemorate + -ive. As a noun meaning “means of commemoration” it is recorded from 1630s; as short for commemorative postage stamp from 1916.

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