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an·nals / ˈanlz/ • pl. n. a record of events year by year: eighth-century Northumberland annals. ∎  historical records: the annals of the European discoverers. ∎  (Annals) used in the titles of learned journals.

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annals pl. XVI. — F. annales or L. annālēs, m. pl. (sc. librī books) of annālis yearly, f. annus (see ANNUAL).
Hence annalist XVII; after F. annaliste.

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