annals

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plural noun an·nals \ˈa-nəlz\

Definition of annals

  1. 1 :  a record of events arranged in yearly sequence the annals of the twentieth century

  2. 2 :  historical records :  chronicles the annals of Tacitus in the annals of sports

  3. 3 :  records of the activities of an organization quoted from the Annals of the Association of American Geographers

Examples of annals in a sentence

  1. his annals of the reigns of English kings was used as a source by Shakespeare

Origin and Etymology of annals

Latin annales, from plural of annalis yearly — more at annual


First Known Use: 1542


ANNALS Defined for English Language Learners

annals

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plural noun an·nals \ˈa-nəlz\

Definition of annals for English Language Learners

  • : historical records

  • : records of the activities of an organization


ANNALS Defined for Kids

annals

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noun plural an·nals \ˈa-nəlz\

Definition of annals for Students

  1. 1 :  a record of events arranged in yearly sequence

  2. 2 :  historical records :  history the annnals of sports



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