noun, plural mar·tyr·ol·o·gies.
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Origin of martyrology
OTHER WORDS FROM martyrologymar·tyr·o·log·i·cal [mahr-ter-uh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌmɑr tər əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, mar·tyr·o·log·ic, adjectivemar·tyr·ol·o·gist, noun
Words nearby martyrology
Example sentences from the Web for martyrology
On his resettlement in England, he employed himself in revising and enlarging his admirable Martyrology.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe
She is numbered among the martyrs, and occurs in the Roman Martyrology on the 29th of May.Old-Time Makers of Medicine|James J. Walsh
In those days even the Sorbonagres themselves were expurgating the martyrology and the legends of saints.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
And the faith in the malleability of glass has had its martyrology as well as faith in graver things.
The Roman Martyrology, however, accepts the Greek tradition.The Lives of the Saints, Volume III (of 16): March|Sabine Baring-Gould