The definition of a chronicle is a record of things that have happened in the order which they happened.(noun)
A US history book is an example of a chronicle.
Chronicle means to gather facts and information about events which have happened.(verb)
Interviewing family members about family history and keeping a record of what they say is an example of to chronicle.
See chronicle in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME & Anglo-Fr cronicle < OFr chronique < ML chronica < L, pl., pertaining to time, chronicles < Gr chronika, annals, pl. of chronikos: see chronic
See chronicle in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English cronicle
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman
Origin: , alteration of Old French cronique
Origin: , from Latin chronica
Origin: , from Greek khronika (biblia), chronological (books), annals
Origin: , neuter pl. of khronikos, of time; see chronic.
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