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personalia

[pur-suh-ney-lee-uh, -neyl-yuh] /ˌpɜr səˈneɪ li ə, -ˈneɪl yə/
plural noun
1.
personal belongings.
2.
biographical data, personal reminiscences, or the like:
He could never keep the personalia out of his essays.
Origin of personalia
1900-1905
1900-05; < Late Latin, neuter plural of Latin persōnālis personal
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