in memoriam

in memoriam

[in muh-mawr-ee-uhm, -mohr-]
in memory (of); to the memory (of); as a memorial (to).

1840–50; < Latin Unabridged
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in memoriam (ɪn mɪˈmɔːrɪəm)
in memory of; as a memorial to: used in obituaries, epitaphs, etc

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in memoriam [(in muh-mawr-ee-uhm)]

A Latin phrase meaning “in memory of.” This phrase often precedes a name in obituaries and on tombstones.

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