Definition of in memoriam in English:

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in memoriam

Pronunciation: /ˌin məˈmôrēəm/

noun

[often as modifier]
An article written in memory of a dead person; an obituary: in memoriam notices in the paper

preposition

In memory of (a dead person): an openly revolutionary work in memoriam Che Guevara

Origin

Mid 19th century: Latin, literally 'to the memory (of)'.

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Syllabification: in me·mo·ri·am

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