Chronicles

noun

Chron·​i·​cles ˈkrä-ni-kəlz How to pronounce Chronicles (audio)
plural in form but singular in construction
: either of two historical books of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture

called also Paralipomenon

see Bible Table

Word History

First Known Use

1535, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Chronicles was in 1535

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“Chronicles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chronicles. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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Chronicles

noun
Chron·​i·​cles ˈkrän-i-kəlz How to pronounce Chronicles (audio)
: either of two historical books of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture

called also Paralipomenon

see bible
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