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necr-
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Necrology definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

NECROLOGY, n. [dead, and discourse] An account of the dead or of deaths; a register of deaths.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography [syn: obituary, obit, necrology]
2: a list of people who died recently

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural -gies) Etymology: New Latin necrologium, from necr- + -logium (as in Medieval Latin eulogium eulogy) Date: 1799 1. obituary 2. a list of the recently dead necrological adjective necrologist noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -ies) 1 a list of recently dead people. 2 an obituary notice. Derivatives: necrological adj.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Necrology Ne*crol"o*gy, n.; pl. Necrologies. [Gr. ? a dead person + -logy: cf. F. n['e]crologie. See Necromancy.] An account of deaths, or of the dead; a register of deaths; a collection of obituary notices.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Obituary, register of deaths.

Moby Thesaurus

Clio, Muse of history, adventures, annals, arch, autobiography, barrow, bill of mortality, biographical sketch, biography, body count, boundary stone, brass, bust, cairn, case history, casualty list, cenotaph, chronicle, chronicles, chronology, column, confessions, cromlech, cross, cup, curriculum vitae, cyclolith, death roll, diary, dolmen, experiences, footstone, fortunes, grave, gravestone, hagiography, hagiology, headstone, historiography, history, hoarstone, inscription, journal, legend, life, life and letters, life story, marker, martyrology, mausoleum, megalith, memento, memoir, memoirs, memorabilia, memorial, memorial arch, memorial column, memorial statue, memorial stone, memorials, menhir, monolith, monument, mortuary roll, mound, necrologue, obelisk, obit, obituary, photobiography, pillar, plaque, prize, profile, pyramid, record, register of deaths, reliquary, remembrance, resume, ribbon, rostral column, shaft, shrine, stela, stone, story, stupa, tablet, testimonial, theory of history, tomb, tombstone, tope, trophy




 


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