Definitions for souvenirˌsu vəˈnɪər, ˈsu vəˌnɪər

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  1. keepsake, souvenir, token, relic(noun)

    something of sentimental value

  2. memento, souvenir(noun)

    a reminder of past events

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  1. souvenir(Noun)

    An item of sentimental value, to remember an event or location.

  2. Origin: From souvenir.

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  1. Souvenir(noun)

    that which serves as a reminder; a remembrancer; a memento; a keepsake

  2. Origin: [F., fr. souvenir to remember, fr. L. subvenire to come up, come to mind; sub under + venire to come, akin to E. come. See Come, and cf. Subvention.]

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  1. Souvenir

    A souvenir, memento, keepsake, or token of remembrance is an object a person acquires for the memories the owner associates with it. The term souvenir brings to mind the mass-produced kitsch that is the main commodity of souvenir and gift shops in many tourist attractions around the world. But a souvenir can be any object that can be collected or purchased and transported home by the traveler. The object itself has no real significance other than the psychological connection the possessor has with the object as a symbol of past experience. Without the owner's input, the object's meaning is invisible and cannot be articulated.


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