Nar*ra"tion (?), n. [L. narratio: cf. F. narration.]


The act of telling or relating the particulars of an event; rehearsal; recital.


That which is related; the relation in words or writing of the particulars of any transaction or event, or of any series of transactions or events; story; history.

3. Rhet.

That part of a discourse which recites the time, manner, or consequences of an action, or simply states the facts connected with the subject.

Syn. -- Account; recital; rehearsal; relation; description; explanation; detail; narrative; story; tale; history. See Account.


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