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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: annales, from annalis; ANNUAL1

annals

noun
     
an‧nals [plural]
1

in the annals of something

in the whole history of something:
one of the most unusual cases in the annals of crime
2 used in the titles of official records of events or activities:
the Annals of the Zoological Society

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