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English definition of “annals”

annals

noun [plural]     /ˈæn.əlz/ formal
historical records of the activities of a country or organization , or history in general : The signing of the Treaty of Rome was the greatest event in the annals of European integration . Quite whether he will go down in the annals of American history (= be considered ) as a great leader remains to be seen .Official documentsHistory - general words
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