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



BrE BrE//krəˈnɒlədʒi//
; NAmE NAmE//krəˈnɑːlədʒi//
(pl. chronologies) [uncountable, countable]
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the order in which a series of events happened; a list of these events in order Historians seem to have confused the chronology of these events. a chronology of Mozart’s life Word Originlate 16th cent.: from modern Latin chronologia, from Greek khronos ‘time’ + -logia (see -ology).Extra examples That these things happened is certain, but the chronology is not. They were not particularly interested in chronology. We need to establish the exact chronology of this process.
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