- Bibliography. the number of pages or leaves of a book, manuscript, etc., identified in bibliographical description or cataloging.
- the figures by which pages are marked to indicate their sequence.
- the act of paginating.
Origin of pagination
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"action of marking page numbers," 1841, probably from French pagination (1835), from Latin pagina (see page (n.1)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper