annals annals  /ˈæ nəlz/


  1. (n) a chronological account of events in successive years
  2. (n) reports of the work of a society or learned body etc

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  1. The short and selfish annals of the nouveau rich.
  2. Attempting to rekindle the interest of a beloved partner by sending them to meet with Gaddhafi would certainly mark a gambit quite unique in the annals of courtly love.
  3. The author's word-portraits of Hav's picturesque streets and quaint customs made the place indelible in the annals of travel.


  1. Rite Aid and The Skin Cancer Foundation Join to Promote Simple Summer Steps for Healthy, Glowing Skin

    In June, a study in the Annals of Internal Medicine1 was published indicating proper sun protection not only helps skin stay healthy, but also look years younger. Now, Rite Aid (NY
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. 'Purged' commentary

    Not much to dystopian fantasy. by Sam Eifling In the annals of terrible American ideas — the War on Drugs, the sequester, chocolate bubble gum, "Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire?" — the worst may be the titular event of "The Purge." Nine years from now U.S. unemployment and crime are at absurd lows, with the wee little catch that for one night a year, all violent crime is totally legal and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Arkansas Times

  3. Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for June 11, 2013, issue

    This news release contains information about articles being published in the June 11 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!


  1. Sir Igor said: "On 21 July 2005, London came within a vanishingly short breath of wholesale murder by terrorists. The explanation why the date will not be twinned in the annals of its venerable history with the murderous outrage perpetrated on 7...
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Igor Judge Source: BBC News

  2. "On the eve of the anniversary of the construction of the wall, it is a lesson to all of those who want to let the barbarity of the communist regime be consigned to the annals of history," Pofalla said in an interview with Berlin's BZ newspaper.
    on Aug 11, 2007 By: Ronald Pofalla Source: Forbes

  3. North Belfast DUP MP Nigel Dodds said what had happened was "totally inappropriate and offensive given the very recent history of what the Libyans have done in terms of the annals of terrorism in Northern Ireland".
    on Sep 18, 2009 By: Nigel Dodds Source: Belfast Telegraph

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