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chronological order

noun
1.
the arrangement of things following one after another in time:
Put these documents in chronological order.
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  • The account of them will be given in their chronological order.

  • They are not arranged in chronological order, but according to their length.

    The Faith of Islam Edward Sell
  • At the back stood a row of ledgers, arranged in chronological order.

    The Blonde Lady

    Maurice Leblanc
  • There was no address, and they had evidently been tied together in chronological order.

    The Ghost Girl H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • Selections from these, arranged in chronological order, appear in this anthology.

Contemporary definitions for chronological order
noun

a sequence according to time of occurrence

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