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From chrono- (“relating to time”) + -logy (“study of, account of”), after New Latin chronologia from Ancient Greek χρόνος (khrónos, “time”) + λόγος (lógos, “reason, explanation”). Literally "time reason" in Modern Greek.
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /kɹəˈnɒl.ə.dʒi/
- (General American) IPA(key): /kɹəˈnɑl.ə.dʒi/
Audio (Southern England) (file)
- (uncountable) The science of determining the order in which events occurred.
- (countable) An arrangement of events into chronological order; called a timeline when involving graphical elements.
determining the order of events (an auxiliary science of history)
arrangement into chronological order
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