a record of events of a particular year: an annal of the year 753.
a single record or entry in a historical chronicle: A later scribe has added to the annal.
one of the periodic formal reports of an organization or learned field: The proceedings will be published as an Annal of the Academy.
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How to use annal in a sentence
Dr. Grubitz has suggested this view of the annal of 755, in which there is a fight in a Saxon castle (burh).Anglo-Saxon Literature | John Earle
The names of five hanged on the same day at Pomfret are given in annal.The Bruce | John Barbour
See what Tacitus says of Nero in regard to this point, annal.
And hauing aduisedlie considered which waies were hard and Cornelius Tacitus annal.Holinshed Chronicles, Volume I, Complete | Raphaell Holinshed
It is not in annal form; only six dates are given as headings and events are not recorded in their chronological order.
British Dictionary definitions for annal
the recorded events of one year: See also annals
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