Definition of war memorial in English:

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war memorial

Pronunciation: /wô(ə)r məˈmôrēəl/

noun

A monument commemorating those killed in a war.
Example sentences
  • The Auckland War Memorial Museum is what a war memorial should really be.
  • Among the flowers left on the war memorial were tributes to Black Watch and SAS soldiers.
  • Major Laurie Sutcliffe, of the Territorial Army, conducted the service at the war memorial in front of hundreds of people.

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Syllabification: war me·mo·ri·al

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