Memorial Plaque

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Memorial plaque

A flat inscribed stone that commemorates a special event or to serve as a memorial; set into or fixed to the surface of a wall.
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Memorial Plaque


a metal, marble, or granite plaque with an inscription (sometimes with a pictorial representation) that immortalizes important events and dates in the history of a country or city or in the life of eminent persons. Memorial plaques are usually hung on walls.

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memorial plaque

A flat marker, usually of metal or stone and often inscribed, affixed to or set into a surface; used to serve as a memorial or to commemorate a special event.
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