The definition of annals are the written historical records of events, recorded chronologically by year.(noun)
An example of annals is a collection of books on the statistics and events of a town through the years.
See annals in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L annalis, pl. annales < annus, year: see annual
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Origin: Latin (librī) annālēs, yearly (books), annals
Origin: , pl. of annālis, yearly
Origin: , from annus, year; see at- in Indo-European roots.
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