Definition of COMMENTARY

a series of explanations or observations on something (as an event) <the TV anchors provided a running commentary on the parade>
usually commentaries pl  a relating of events usually in the order in which they happened <the general's commentaries on his military campaigns rank among the best firsthand accounts of the war>
Synonyms chronicle, chronology, commentary (usually commentaries), history, narration, narrative, record, report, story

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