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Meaning of MEMOIR

Pronunciation:  'memwur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an essay on a scientific or scholarly topic
  2. [n]  an account of the author's personal experiences

MEMOIR is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: autobiography, essay



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mem"oir\, or pl. Memoirs \Mem"oirs\, n. [F. m['e]moire,
m., memorandum, fr. m['e]moire, f., memory, L. memoria. See
1. A memorial account; a history composed from personal
   experience and memory; an account of transactions or
   events (usually written in familiar style) as they are
   remembered by the writer. See {History}, 2.

2. A memorial of any individual; a biography; often, a
   biography written without special regard to method and

3. An account of something deemed noteworthy; an essay; a
   record of investigations of any subject; the journals and
   proceedings of a society.

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