Asked in BahamasAbraham LincolnLincoln MemorialNouns
What is a memorial?
January 17, 2010 8:40PM
An event that takes place after people die in order to preserve the memory of that person
Is at times also a "gift" of money which usually helps with the costs following that person's death. It will sometimes read on the obituary, "In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred".