Re*mem"brance (-brans), n. [OF.
1. The act of remembering; a holding in mind,
or bringing to mind; recollection.
Lest fierce remembrance wake my sudden
Lest the remembrance of his grief should
2. The state of being remembered, or held in
mind; memory; recollection.
This, ever grateful, in remembrance
3. Something remembered; a person or thing
kept in memory. Shak.
4. That which serves to keep in or bring to
mind; a memorial; a token; a memento; a souvenir; a memorandum or note
of something to be remembered.
And on his breast a bloody cross he bore,
The dear remembrance of his dying Lord.
Keep this remembrance for thy Julia's
5. Something to be remembered; counsel;
admoni??on; instruction. [Obs.] Shak.
6. Power of remembering; reach of personal
knowledge; period over which one's memory extends.
Thee I have heard relating what was done Milton.
Ere my remembrance.
Syn. -- Recollection; reminiscence. See Memory.