Etymology
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chronology (n.)

1590s, "the science of time," from French chronologie or directly from Modern Latin chronologia; see chrono- + -logy. Related: Chronologer (1570s). Meaning "particular statement of the supposed order of certain past events" is from 1610s.

updated on December 07, 2020

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Definitions of chronology from WordNet

chronology (n.)
an arrangement of events in time;
chronology (n.)
a record of events in the order of their occurrence;
chronology (n.)
the determination of the actual temporal sequence of past events;
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