Definition of chronicle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkrɒnɪkl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrɑːnɪkl//
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a written record of events in the order in which they happened the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Her latest novel is a chronicle of life in a Devon village. Word OriginMiddle English: from Anglo-Norman French cronicle, variant of Old French cronique, via Latin from Greek khronika ‘annals’, from khronikos ‘of time’, from khronos ‘time’.
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