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Re*mem"brance (-brans), n. Etym: [of. remembrance.]
1. The act of remembering; a holding in mind, or bringing to mind; Recollection. Lest fierce remembrance wake my sudden rage. Milton. Lest the remembrance of his grief should fail. Addison.
2. The state of being remembered, or held in mind; memory; Recollection. This, ever grateful, in remembrance bear. Pope.
3. Something remembered; a person or thing kept in memory. Shak.
4. That which serves to keep in or bring to mind; a memorial; a Token; a memento; a souvenir; a memorandum or note of something to be Remembered. And on his breast a bloody cross he bore, the dear remembrance of his Dying lord. Spenser. Keep this remembrance for thy julia's sake. Shak.
5. Something to be remembered; counsel; admoni [obs.] Shak.
6. Power of remembering; reach of personal knowledge; period over Which one's memory extends. Thee i have heard relating what was done ere my remembrance. Milton.
-- recollection; reminiscence. See memory.