An"nals (#), n. pl. [L. annalis (sc. liber), and more frequently in the pl. annales (sc. libri), chronicles, fr. annus year. Cf. Annual.]
A relation of events in chronological order, each event being recorded under the year in which it happened.
the revolution." Macaulay
. "The annals
of our religion." Rogers
Historical records; chronicles; history.
The short and simple annals of the poor.
It was one of the most critical periods in our annals.
The record of a single event or item.
"In deathless annal
A periodic publication, containing records of discoveries, transactions of societies, etc.; as "Annals of Science."
Syn. -- History. See History.
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