from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Objects valued for their connection with historical events, culture, or entertainment: posters, publicity photographs, and other movie memorabilia.
- n.pl. Events or experiences worthy of remembrance: a book containing the memorabilia of a life in the theater.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Objects that are connected to or remind their owner of past events.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Things remarkable and worthy of remembrance or record; also, the record of them.
- n.pl. Mementos of past events; souvenirs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Things remarkable and worthy of remembrance or record.
- Things that serve to recall something to memory; things associated with some person, place, or thing that is held in remembrance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a record of things worth remembering
Latin memorābilia, neuter pl. of memorābilis, memorable; see memorable.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Since 1800–1810, borrowing from Latin memorābilia ("things to be remembered"), the neuter plural of the word memorābilis ("memorable"). (Wiktionary)