Definition of in memoriam in US English:

in memoriam

noun

  • often as modifier An article written in memory of a dead person; an obituary.

    ‘in memoriam notices in the paper’

preposition

  • In memory of (a dead person)

    ‘an openly revolutionary work in memoriam Che Guevara’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation

in memoriam

/ˌin məˈmôrēəm//ˌɪn məˈmɔriəm/