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  • n. Plural form of memento.

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Examples

  • I have a guest room full of mementos from a very bad year of death.

    Ephemera | Her Bad Mother

  • The bestower of these documents and mementos is alive and well at 81 and, naturally, pleasantly surprised.

    A Pariah's Triumph—and America's

  • Among the mementos is a DVD that dramatizes SAVAK crimes as a large CIA symbol moves across the screen.66 The message is clear, to those on my tour, and to the busloads of students and others who were lining up outside for the next time slot: America collaborated in the suffering of Iranians.

    Let the Swords Encircle Me

  • Among the mementos were a buffalo nickel and a Lincoln-head penny; a tiny locket; a blue ribbon won at a county fair for home canning; a thin ring set with a few garnets, one missing; a bit of ivory that could be nothing but a baby tooth, probably that of her firstborn.

    The Cat Who Went Underground

  • The soldiers said they intended to keep the prisoner abuse photographs as "mementos" to recall their deployment in Afghanistan, according to an Army criminal investigation.

    EXCLUSIVE: Documents Describe Prisoner Abuse Photos Obama is Withholding

  • We once spent an afternoon in his basement looking through them, and they'd be just the kind of mementos to cheer him.

    A Fighter Disarmed

  • The paper sources called the garments "mementos" but did not say from which alleged victims they were taken.

    CNN Transcript Apr 23, 2009

  • Frank told me that she protested on the grounds of having too many 'mementos' to move.

    The Hotel New Hampshire

  • Tomorrow afternoon a representative of the band-widely hailed as alternative rock's answer to Van Hagar-will be going around Chicago dropping off tickets and "mementos," as the press release says, at different sites.

    Chicago Reader

  • A racer wanders through Bangkok-barefoot and one racer goes hours out of the way to retrieve "mementos".

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