Definition of memorabilia in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmɛm(ə)rəˈbɪlɪə/

plural noun

[treated as singular or plural]
1Objects kept or collected because of their associations with memorable people or events: sixties memorabilia
More example sentences
  • These photos, along with Walt Burton's collection of period memorabilia, give us a unique view of that historic event.
  • Norpa is keen to collect old photos, memorabilia and stories about Lismore's major floods.
  • He collects sporting memorabilia including 39 signed rugby balls and countless signed photos of players.
1.1 archaic Memorable or noteworthy observations or writings.


Late 18th century: from Latin, neuter plural of memorabilis 'memorable'.

Words that rhyme with memorabilia

bougainvillea, Brasília, cilia, conciliar, familiar, haemophilia (US hemophilia), Hillier, juvenilia, paedophilia (US pedophilia), sedilia

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