Meaning of commemorative

com•mem•o•ra•tive

Pronunciation: (ku-mem'u-rā"tiv, -ur-u-tiv), [key]
— adj.
  1. serving to commemorate: a commemorative monument; a commemorative dinner.
  2. (of a coin, medal, or postage stamp) issued to commemorate a historical event, to honor the memory of a personage, etc.
—n.
  1. anything that commemorates.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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