Memoir

Definition of Memoir

Mem´oir
n.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 completeness.
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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