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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mem·oir /ˈmɛmˌwɑr, ˌwɔr/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mem·oir or pl. Mem·oirs, n.
 1. A memorial account; a history composed from personal experience and memory; an account of transactions or events (usually written in familiar style) as they are remembered by the writer. See History, 2.
 2. A memorial of any individual; a biography; often, a biography written without special regard to method and completeness.
 3. An account of something deemed noteworthy; an essay; a record of investigations of any subject; the journals and proceedings of a society.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an account of the author's personal experiences
      2: an essay on a scientific or scholarly topic