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enshrine (someone or something) in (one's) heart

To retain fondly, as of a memory. While I'm heartbroken that Grandma is gone, at least I've enshrined all of my wonderful memories with her in my heart.
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enshrine (something) in (something)

To place something on display, often within a protective case or material. I enshrined my medals in a cabinet in my foyer so that all visitors can see them.
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enshrine someone in one's heart

 and enshrine someone's memory in one's heart
Fig. to keep the memory of someone in a special place in one's heart or mind. Bob enshrined Jill's memory in his heart.
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enshrine something in something

to honor someone or something by placement in a shrine. Bill enshrined his grandfather's watch in a glass dome.
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It is up to the shrine as a religious entity to interpret the contents of its rites, including whether it should enshrine the war criminals separately.
If it is difficult for Yasukuni Shrine to enshrine Class-A war criminals separately in light of Shinto doctrine, the only way to solve the problem lies in building a national memorial that is nonreligious.
It has been a source of controversy because it enshrines 14 Class-A war criminals from World War II.
The shrine, which before and during World War II was a bastion of government-sponsored Shintoism and a symbol of Japanese militarism, enshrines some 2.
Then Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's visits to Yasukuni Shrine -- which enshrines 2.
So far, the government has explained that it was not involved in the procedure for enshrining war dead at Yasukuni Shrine and that the decision to enshrine the 14 Class-A war criminals was the shrine's.
It enshrines 14 convicted World War II Class-A war criminals along with some 2.
On New Year's Day in 2004, he visited the shrine, which enshrines convicted war criminals along with Japan's war dead.
But it also enshrines 14 convicted World War II Class-A war criminals, including wartime Prime Minister Gen.
The 51-member Great Council of Chiefs (GCC) finished meeting late Tuesday night, resolving that Fiji's 1997 Constitution, which enshrines multiracial power-sharing, is still ''the supreme law,'' Australian Broadcasting Corp.