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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Local militia had to protect it against enthusiastic souvenir hunters.
▪ Edgewater and Oak Hill have ordinances to protect possible archaeological sites from souvenir hunters.
▪ Police even stopped one souvenir hunter cycling off with the ship's compass tucked under his arm.
▪ However, the only unauthorised visitors appear to have been souvenir hunters and men foraging among the stores.
▪ The first objective is the provision of a new souvenir shop, refreshment room and booking office.
▪ The streets around the Plaza are filled with boutiques, galleries, restaurants and souvenir shops.
▪ For those last minute Mickey Mouse presents for home there is also a mini-market and souvenir shop.
▪ Gift and Book Shop A packed souvenir shop full of interesting and unusual gifts and informative and entertaining books.
▪ The extension would provide space for offices, cloakrooms, a souvenir shop and bookshop, the library and temporary exhibitions.
▪ I found myself in a smart town square surrounded by glittering bars, hotels and souvenir shops.
▪ There is also a shire horse souvenir shop.
▪ It follows the opening to the public of Buckingham Palace and massive sales at a new souvenir shop.
▪ Postage stamps from the famed, tiny republic of San Marino are very often bought as souvenirs or gifts.
▪ Give up trying to buy souvenir shirt.
▪ She decided to be touristy and go and buy souvenirs.
▪ People who buy several souvenir buttons tell which candidate they are supporting.
▪ After buying our souvenirs we had lunch and visited the Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood.
▪ But her enthusiasm was swiftly dampened by a visit to a curio shop, where she bought several overpriced souvenirs.
▪ Unlike most of the Athenians, they want to eat out in tavernas; they hire mopeds; they buy souvenirs.
▪ You can even buy a souvenir local palm tree from the Torbay Palm Farm at in Torquay.
▪ One of the largest shops of the Diamond was Magee's, the tweed shop, which sold expensive clothes and souvenirs.
▪ Both sides of the narrow highway are lined with family outlets selling souvenirs in bulk quantities.
souvenir/autograph/bargain etc hunter
▪ And even if the signature is original it would only be of value to an autograph hunter not an art collector.
▪ During a recent visit he was mobbed by autograph hunters.
▪ Edgewater and Oak Hill have ordinances to protect possible archaeological sites from souvenir hunters.
▪ For the bargain hunter, plenty.
▪ Local militia had to protect it against enthusiastic souvenir hunters.
▪ Police even stopped one souvenir hunter cycling off with the ship's compass tucked under his arm.
▪ Read in studio Antique dealers and bargain hunters have been looking through the belongings of the late Robert Maxwell.
▪ Tokyo broke a three-day losing streak as the bargain hunters picked up blue chips and tech stocks, writes Ken Hijino.
souvenir T-shirts
▪ a souvenir shop
▪ Beautiful gifts and educational souvenirs in our Butterfly Boutique.
▪ I feared souvenir stands selling bumper stickers and Austen joke books.
▪ Nor were the crowd to be denied, for they tore the black baize cloth to shreds in their scramble for souvenirs.
▪ Now the woman is hoping to raise over £100,000 by selling souvenirs of her friendship.
▪ On the third night, he took a wine cup as a souvenir.
▪ People who buy several souvenir buttons tell which candidate they are supporting.
▪ This when nifty postcards of the planet are available at every convenience store, tourism agency and souvenir shop.
▪ Tourist souvenirs like furs, ivory, animal skins, coral necklaces and shells can devastate wildlife.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Souvenir \Sou`ve*nir\ (? or ?), n. [F., fr. souvenir to remember, fr. L. subvenire to come up, come to mind; sub under + venire to come, akin to E. come. See Come, and cf. Subvention.] That which serves as a reminder; a remembrancer; a memento; a keepsake.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1775, "a remembrance or memory," from French souvenir (12c.), from Old French noun use of souvenir (v.) "to remember, come to mind," from Latin subvenire "come to mind," from sub- "up from below" (see sub-) + venire "to come" (see venue). Meaning "token of remembrance, memento" is first recorded 1782.


n. An item of sentimental value, to remember an event or location.

  1. n. something of sentimental value [syn: keepsake, token, relic]

  2. a reminder of past events [syn: memento]

Souvenir (play)

Souvenir is a two-character play, with incidental music, by Stephen Temperley.

Souvenir (Eric Johnson album)

Souvenir is an album by Eric Johnson released in 2002. It is a collection of previously unreleased material spanning 25 years. The album was unique in that it was only available for purchase through Eric Johnson's website. The album was released between Venus Isle in 1996 and Bloom in 2005.

Souvenir (disambiguation)

A souvenir is an object a traveler brings home for the memories associated with it.

Souvenir(s) may also refer to:


A '''souvenir ''' (from French, for a remembrance or memory), memento, keepsake, or token of remembrance is an object a person acquires for the memories the owner associates with it. A souvenir can be any object that can be collected or purchased and transported home by the traveler as a memento of a visit. While there is no set minimum or maximum cost that one is required to adhere to when purchasing a souvenir, etiquette would suggest to keep it within a monetary amount that the receiver would not feel uncomfortable with when presented the souvenir. The object itself may have intrinsic value, or simply be a symbol of past experience. Without the owner's input, the symbolic meaning is invisible and cannot be articulated.

Souvenir (Spanish band)

Souvenir are an indie pop/ electropop band formed in 1999 in Pamplona, Spain, who have released six studio albums.

Souvenir (Sestre album)

Souvenir is the only album to date by the Slovenian transvestite trio Sestre. Although there is a Discography section at the back of the album sleeve notes, this is only a joke and the group only have released this album as well as the "Samo Ljubezen" single.

One notable thing about this album is that although it only features ten songs, each one is different in terms of style and taste. Most of the tracks segue into each other. This album features the song "Samo Ljubezen" which the group performed at the Eurovision Song Contest 2002.

Due to the nature of Sestre themselves there is a slight gay nature to the album, but there is no obvious gay link to the music.

Their song "Samo Ljubezen" was number 1 in the Slovenian charts for five weeks. The second track on the album "Latina Bambina" was played a few times on Slovenian radio and it was intended to be a follow up record to "Samo Ljubezen", however this was not pursued for some reason.

This album is mainly in the Slovenian language but it does feature parts in other languages too.

The final track "Together Forever" has been mistaken on a few occasions as being the English version of "Samo Ljubezen", however it is not. The English version of "Samo Ljubezen" remains unreleased as the band and most of the people involved with the recording did not like the way it sounded in English.

The album includes lyrics printed in the sleeve notes, however they appear to have quite severe typing errors.

Souvenir (song)

"Souvenir" is a song written by Paul Humphreys and Martin Cooper of Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark and released as the first single from their 1981 album Architecture & Morality. Sung by Humphreys, the track has minimal lyrical content and is characterised by slowed-down choir sounds offset by pulsing major key piano chords. Its "gentle, sparkling" synthesizer hook substitutes for a vocal chorus, as with other OMD compositions.

"Souvenir" became a major international hit for the band. Peaking at number 3 on the UK Singles Chart, it remains the group's highest-charting single in their home country, along with 1991's " Sailing on the Seven Seas". The song also reached the Top 10 in several European territories, including topping the charts in France, Spain and Portugal.

Having gained little mainstream airplay in recent years, "Souvenir" has been described as a forgotten classic within popular music. In the New Musical Express/ Uncut publication 501 Lost Songs, the track was lauded as a "classic piece of early '80s melancholy." Dave Thompson in AllMusic wrote: "OMD at their most luminescent, 'Souvenir' was a permanent memento of the group's early power." Critic Ned Raggett praised Humphreys' vocal, as well as the mid-song instrumental break.

Erasure vocalist Andy Bell has said that he is always moved to tears upon hearing "Souvenir".

Souvenir (Kristy Thirsk album)

'Souvenir' is the full-length debut album by Canadian singer/songwriter Kristy Thirsk. It was produced by Eric Rosse and released in 2003. It was later re-released via Maple Music with a bonus track.

Souvenir (1989 film)

Souvenir is a 1989 British drama film directed by Geoffrey Reeve and starring Christopher Plummer, Catherine Hicks and Michael Lonsdale. It was based on the novel The Pork Butcher by David Hughes. Forty years after the Second World War, an ex-German soldier returns as an American to a French village in which atrocities were committed by the Nazis, during which his then French lover was murdered. The film, like the book, is an attempt to attribute and assuage patent and discreet levels of guilt.

Souvenir (Andy Sears album)

Souvenir is an album released by Andy Sears in 2011.

Souvenir (composition)

Souvenir is a composition for chamber orchestra by the Finnish composer Magnus Lindberg. The work was commissioned by the New York Philharmonic, for which Lindberg was then composer-in-residence. It was given its world premiere on November 19, 2010 at Symphony Space, New York City, by the New York Philharmonic under the direction of Alan Gilbert. The piece was written in memoriam for Lindberg's friend and fellow composer Gérard Grisey.

Souvenir (POP ETC album)

Souvenir is the second album by indie pop band, POP ETC under their new name. Including their albums as the Morning Benders, it's the band's fourth album. The album was self-released on January 29, 2016. The album contained their first single to chart, "What Am I Becoming?" which reached 33 on the US Alternative Songs chart.

Souvenir (2016 film)

Souvenir is a 2016 romance film directed and co-written by Bavo Defurne. It stars Isabelle Huppert , Kévin Azaïs and Johan Leysen.

Souvenir (typeface)

Souvenir is a serif typeface designed in 1914 by Morris Fuller Benton for American Type Founders. It was loosely based on Schelter-Antiqua and Schelter-Kursiv, a 1905 Art Nouveau type issued by the J.G. Schelter & Giesecke foundry in Leipzig. It has a much softer look than other old style faces, with a generally light look, rounded serifs, and very little contrast between thick and thin strokes. Like Cheltenham, it shows the influence of the Arts and Crafts Movement without belonging to a specific historical style. A 1970s redesign by Ed Benguiat, adding extra styles and an italic, became far more popular than the initial release, and is the source of most versions sold today.

At the time of its issue it achieved only a moderate popularity but was known as "the printer's friend" because of its forgiving qualities on press. In the 1970s, because of its friendly, curving structure, it became very popular in uses such as in body text of educational material and for headings in book printing. Historians have described it as 'laid-back', 'the friendliest of Benton's designs' and as 'like Times Roman dipped in chocolate'.

Usage examples of "souvenir".

In the foyer was an autograph book on a lighted stand and a small stack of souvenir pictures: Jesus, His sacred heart exposed like a biology-book illustration.

It came as a shock to realize that she had no record of her baby, no photograph or souvenir, apart from the single woollen bootee that she had retrieved from his cot.

He excused himself and stood up, saying he would be back in a few minutes, then disappeared into the arcade of souvenir and menswear shops that led to the elevators.

Huge portions of the complex were open to the public, and wireless cameras had gone missing before, usually stolen by visiting pranksters looking for souvenirs.

Marr and Senn had printed up souvenir menus for each member of the Zaginow delegation.

The souvenir trade in rope was unbecoming, unmilitary and generally unacceptable.

Ishmael left the Gridiron and wandered abroad in the electronic universe, seeing the sights, listening to the sounds, admiring the architecture of different systems and collecting the data that were the souvenirs of his unticketed travel in the everywhere and nowhere world.

A handkerchief, a fillet for your hair, a wreath of gold or silver, a breastpin, a mirror, a girdle, a purse, a tassel, a comb, sleeves, gloves, a ring, a compact, a picture, a washbasin, a flag but only as a souvenir.

Now my breechclout concealed the broad belt, and the scabbard flapped against my legs, empty, Galna let me keep those, as he supposed, tawdry souvenirs of my struggle.

The women in the souvenir shops offered bowls and boxes decorated with elaborate cherry- and camphorwood inlay.

Two souvenir cards showed the Waterholm Winter Festival, one depicted the Wis Waterfall, a wedding keepsake portrayed a bride and groom, and so on.

The clothespress held not only his clothing but more cartons of souvenirs.

The ritual bunting and gathering of local souvenirs was over for the day, and the shoppers were discussing the kill: kangaroos, koala bears, tiny stuffed emus, plaster models of the New Sydney Harbor Bridge and little plastic statuettes of Brenda Woolley.

The rest of the store had shelves and tables that sold canned goods and frypans and fishing gear and toilet paper and insect repellent and souvenir mugs shaped like Smokey the Bear.

I got used to walking most places, and it was getting harder for me to say no to the gearheads as well as a growing number of tourists near the Brandenberg Gate who were dying to buy the Firebird from me as a souvenir of the New World Order.