annals

  • 1 Annals — (Latin Annales , from annus , a year) are a concise form of historical writing which record events chronologically, year by year.HistoryAncient RomeThe chief sources of information in regard to the annals of ancient Rome are two passages in… …

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  • 2 Annals — 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 annals — index calendar (record of yearly periods), documentation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 annals — (n.) 1560s, from L. annales libri chronicles, lit. yearlies, yearly books, noun use of plural of annalis pertaining to a year, from annus year (see ANNUAL (Cf. annual) (adj.)) …

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  • 5 annals — chronicle, *history …

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  • 6 annals — [an′əlz] pl.n. [L annalis, pl. annales < annus, year: see ANNUAL] 1. a written account of events year by year in chronological order 2. historical records or chronicles; history 3. any journal reporting discoveries in some field, meetings of a …

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  • 7 annals — [[t]æ̱n(ə)lz[/t]] 1) N PLURAL: usu in the N of n If something is in the annals of a nation or field of activity, it is recorded as part of its history. He has become a legend in the annals of military history. 2) N PLURAL: with supp, usu the N of …

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  • 8 annals — an|nals [ˈænlz] n [plural] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: annales, from annalis; ANNUAL1] 1.) in the annals of sth in the whole history of something ▪ one of the most unusual cases in the annals of crime 2.) used in the titles of official… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 annals — noun (plural) 1 an official record of events or activities: the Annals of the Zoological Society 2 in the annals of history/British politics etc in the whole history of something: one of the most disgraceful episodes in the annals of British… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 annals — noun /ˈæn.əlz/ a) A relation of events in chronological order, each event being recorded under the year in which it happened. Annals the revolution. . b) Historical records; chronicles; history. The annals of our religion. . Syn: history …

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  • 11 annals — an|nals [ ænlz ] noun plural the official records of an organization, arranged according to their date the annals of something the whole history of something: an event unprecedented in the annals of war …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 annals — /an lz/, n. (used with a pl. v.) 1. a record of events, esp. a yearly record, usually in chronological order. 2. historical records generally: the annals of war. 3. a periodical publication containing the formal reports of an organization or… …

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  • 13 ANNALS —    Atype of royal inscription that was particularly common in Assyria, apparently introduced by Adad nirari I at the beginning of the 13th century B.C. Written in a literary style, they were yearly reports of the king’s major activities,… …

    Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

  • 14 annals — plural noun the annals of the town s history Syn: records, archives, chronicles, accounts, registers; Law muniments …

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  • 15 annals — UK [ˈæn(ə)lz] / US noun [plural] the official records of an organization, arranged according to their date • the annals of something …

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  • 16 annals — an•nals [[t]ˈæn lz[/t]] n. pl. 1) a record of events, esp. a yearly record, usu. in chronological order 2) historical records generally; chronicles: the annals of war[/ex] 3) a journal containing the formal reports of an organization or learned… …

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  • 17 annals — noun plural Etymology: Latin annales, from plural of annalis yearly more at annual Date: 1542 1. a record of events arranged in yearly sequence 2. historical records ; Chronicles 3. records of the activities of an organization …

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  • 18 annals — Synonyms and related words: Clio, Muse of history, account, adventures, autobiography, biographical sketch, biography, case history, catalog, check sheet, chronicle, chronicles, chronology, clock card, confessions, correspondence, curriculum… …

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  • 19 annals — an|nals Mot Agut Nom masculí plural …

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  • 20 annals — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pl. chronicle, archive[s], record. II (Roget s IV) pl.n. Syn. chronicles, records, archives; see history 2 , journal 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. chronicles, history, accounts, annuals,… …

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