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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A historian who writes a record of events arranged in yearly sequence

Usage examples (35)
  • The history of Ancient Rome has been painstakingly compiled by various annalists.
  • Cavalier annalist, let us take a glimpse at the other side.
  • There is a new company annalist as Croaker and the Lady now lead.
  • Jonson called him, was an antiquary, a collector, and an annalist. for more
Tutoring comment
  • An "annalist" (historian) may sometimes need an "analyst" (one who studies the psyche) to recover from too much analysis of history.
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