SGML

noun
\ˌes-(ˌ)jē-(ˌ)em-ˈel \

Definition of SGML 

: a markup language used to define the structure of and manage documents in electronic form — compare html

First Known Use of SGML

1983, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for SGML

standard generalized markup language

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The first known use of SGML was in 1983

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