Definition of garden of remembrance in English:

garden of remembrance


  • A garden commemorating the dead.

    ‘crosses and wreaths can be laid at the Garden of Remembrance, next to the war memorial’
    • ‘Ashes can be scattered in a garden of remembrance or in a favourite spot, buried in a churchyard or cemetery, or kept.’
    • ‘An exhibition hall showing photographs of the camp, and a garden of remembrance containing sculptures and the names of all those held, were also opened.’
    • ‘Mary, who lost her husband in the accident, unveiled the garden of remembrance yesterday.’
    • ‘Relatives of the dead lit special candles, each of which were placed next to a white rose in a garden of remembrance at the station entrance.’
    • ‘He plans to create a garden of remembrance and wants to landscape the area so bereaved relatives can plant memorial trees for their loved ones.’
    • ‘In the churchyard there is a garden of remembrance where some loved ones have their ashes scattered.’
    • ‘The Committee hopes to ultimately create a garden of remembrance where visitors to the cemetery can reflect in peace.’
    • ‘The executive mayor of the city planted a tree to mark the opening of the garden of remembrance’
    • ‘The churchyard has always been very well visited by people attending graves or the garden of remembrance.’
    • ‘The awful statistics of that night are recorded on a simple plaque in a garden of remembrance.’