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Meaning of memoir

mem•oir

Pronunciation: (mem'wär, -wôr), [key]
— n.
  1. a record of events written by a person having intimate knowledge of them and based on personal observation.
  2. Usually,
    1. an account of one's personal life and experiences; autobiography.
    2. the published record of the proceedings of a group or organization, as of a learned society.
  3. a biography or biographical sketch.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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