Meaning of reminiscence

rem•i•nis•cence

Pronunciation: (rem"u-nis'uns), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or process of recalling past experiences, events, etc.
  2. a mental impression retained and revived.
  3. Often,a recollection narrated or told: reminiscences of an American soldier.
  4. something that recalls or suggests something else.
  5. (in Platonic philosophy) anamnesis (def. 2).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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