Chronicles

[ kron-i-kuhlz ]
/ ˈkrɒn ɪ kəlz /

noun (used with a singular verb)

either of two books of the Old Testament, 1 Chronicles or 2 Chronicles. Abbreviations: 1 Chron., 2 Chron.

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Origin of Chronicles

From Chronica, St. Jerome's translation of the Hebrew title of the book, Dibhrē Hayyāmīm, literally, “The words of, things of, matters of the Days,” equivalent to dibhrē, a plural form of dābhār + hayyāmīm, equivalent to hay-, a form of ha- “the” + yāmīm, plural of yōm; see origin at chronicle
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British Dictionary definitions for Chronicles

Chronicles
/ (ˈkrɒnɪkəlz) /

noun

(functioning as singular) either of two historical books (I and II Chronicles) of the Old Testament
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