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memorabilia

[mem-er-uh-bil-ee-uh, -bil-yuh] /ˌmɛm ər əˈbɪl i ə, -ˈbɪl yə/
plural noun, singular memorabile
[mem-uh-rab-uh-lee] /ˌmɛm əˈræb ə li/ (Show IPA)
1.
mementos; souvenirs.
2.
matters or events worthy to be remembered; points worthy of note.
Origin of memorabilia
1800-1810
1800-10; noun use of Latin memorābilia things to be remembered, neuter plural of memorābilis memorable
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memorabilia

/ˌmɛmərəˈbɪlɪə/
plural noun (sing) -rabile (-ˈræbɪlɪ)
1.
memorable events or things
2.
objects connected with famous people or events
Word Origin
C17: from Latin, from memorābilismemorable
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Word Origin and History for memorabilia
n.

"things worth remembering," 1806, from Latin memorabilia "notable achievements," noun use of neuter plural of memorabilis "worthy of being remembered" (see memorable).

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