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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Records kept in chronological order.

Usage examples (39)
  • The newspaper's annals were in perfect order.
  • Noun : the annals of war
  • The term annals, though often confused with chronicles, nevertheless indicates a different class.
  • The Pleiades are mentioned in Chinese annals in 2357 B.C. for more
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  • The "annals" (chronicles) of gardening history may be filled with "annuals" (plants living one season) that are gone forever, but nothing "annuls" (obliterates) their one-time beauty.
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