chro·nol·o·gy noun \-jē\
: the order in which a series of events happened
: a record of the order in which a series of events happened
: a science that deals with measuring time and finding out when events happened
: the science that deals with measuring time by regular divisions and that assigns to events their proper dates
: an arrangement (as of events) in order of occurrence <reconstruct the chronology of the trip>
Examples of CHRONOLOGY
- We tried to reconstruct the chronology of the accident.
- The book provides a chronology of the events leading up to the American Civil War.
Origin of CHRONOLOGY
New Latin chronologia,
First Known Use: 1585
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