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Meaning of ANNALS

Pronunciation:  'anlz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a chronological account of events in successive years
  2. [n]  reports of the work of a society or learned body etc
 

ANNALS is a 6 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: chronological record
 
 See Also: account, chronicle, history, journal, story

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An"nals\, n. pl. [L. annalis (sc. liber), and more
frequently in the pl. annales (sc. libri), chronicles, fr.
annus year. Cf. {Annual}.]
1. A relation of events in chronological order, each event
   being recorded under the year in which it happened.
   ``Annals the revolution.'' --Macaulay. ``The annals of our
   religion.'' --Rogers.

2. Historical records; chronicles; history.

         The short and simple annals of the poor. --Gray.

         It was one of the most critical periods in our
         annals.                               --Burke.

3. sing. The record of a single event or item. ``In deathless
   annal.'' --Young.

4. A periodic publication, containing records of discoveries,
   transactions of societies, etc.; as ``Annals of Science.''

Syn: History. See {History}.

 
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