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annals (noun) – 1. A chronological record of the events of successive years.
2. A descriptive account or record; a history.
3. A periodical journal in which the records and reports of a learned field are compiled.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : “Chronicle of events year-by-year,” 1560s, from Latin annales libri “chronicles, yearlies,” literally “yearly books,” plural of noun use of annalis “pertaining to a year,” from annus “year”. In the early Roman republic, the Pontifex Maximus each year would record public events on tablets called Annales Maximi, hence Latin historical works were called annales.

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