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Definition of "recollection" []

  • The act or power of recollecting. (noun)
  • Something recollected. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "recollection" in a sentence
  • "Not for nothing that the Muslim prayer for retaining recollection translates as Doa Penerang Hati."
  • "Although, my recollection is an ambassador was keep waiting for Clinton."
  • "The first that starts vividly to my recollection is the picture of a short, stumpy, thickset man – a British sailor, too – who came to stay one night under our roof, and took quiet possession of his quarters for nine months, and whom we are obliged to tolerate from the simple fact that we could not get rid of him."