"in memoriam" (Latin)

by Craig Shrives

What does the Latin term in memoriam mean?

"In memoriam" is a Latin phrase that translates to "in memory of" or "as a memorial to." It is often used to honor and remember a deceased person or to pay tribute to their memory. This term is commonly found in obituaries, memorial services, dedications, or any form of remembrance.

Examples in Sentences

Here are three example sentences demonstrating the usage of "in memoriam":
  • In memoriam of our beloved friend, John Smith, who touched the lives of many with his kindness and generosity.
  • This scholarship is established in memoriam of Dr. Sarah Thompson, a renowned scientist who made significant contributions to her field.
  • The park was built in memoriam to honor the brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives for our country.
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