Definition of annal in English:
1A record of the events of one year: the annal for 1032
1.1A record of one item in a chronicle: an annal recording Nothhelm’s assistance to Ine in his war with Geraint
More example sentences
- The arrival of Cerdic and his son Cynric is recorded in the Chronicle annal for 495, but the entries concerning them are riddled with so many inconsistencies that they cannot be taken as viable historical accounts.
- The last document in OE, an annal of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle dated 1154, shows features of early Middle English.
late 17th century: back-formation from annals.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan