personalia

plural noun
per·​so·​na·​lia | \ ˌpərsᵊnˈālyə, -lēə \

Definition of personalia

1 : biographical or personal anecdotes or notes
2 : personal belongings or concerns

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History and Etymology for personalia

New Latin, from Late Latin, neuter plural of personalis personal

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“Personalia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/personalia. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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