Definition of Necrology

1. Noun. A notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography.

Exact synonyms: Obit, Obituary
Generic synonyms: Notice



2. Noun. A list of people who died recently.
Generic synonyms: List, Listing

Definition of Necrology

1. n. An account of deaths, or of the dead; a register of deaths; a collection of obituary notices.

Definition of Necrology

1. Noun. (context: church history) A church register containing the names of those connected with the church who have died. ¹

2. Noun. A listing of people who have died during a specific period of time. ¹

3. Noun. A notice of death; an obituary. ¹

4. Noun. The study of death or the dead. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Necrology

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Medical Definition of Necrology

1. Origin: Gr. A dead person: cf. F. Necrologie. See Necromancy. An account of deaths, or of the dead; a register of deaths; a collection of obituary notices. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Necrology

necrobiotic xanthogranuloma
necrocracies
necrocracy
necrocytosis
necrogenic
necrogenic wart
necrogenous
necrogranulomatous
necrolatry
necrolite
necrologic
necrological
necrologies
necrologist
necrologists
necrology (current term)
necrolysis
necrolytic migratory erythema
necromance
necromanced
necromancer
necromancers
necromances
necromancies
necromancing
necromancy
necromania
necromantic
necromantical
necromantically

Literary usage of Necrology

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1. Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association: ... Annual Meeting by New York State Historical Association (1919)
"George A. Ingalls, of Hudson Falls, NY, is the new Chairman of the necrology Ct/mmittee. It is unfortunate that we do not have a "Who's Who" of our living ..."

2. Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review (1859)
"VOIGT'S NEW necrology OF THE GERMANS.' Tins is an annual obituary of ... The New necrology contains notices of over forty thousand individuals, ..."

3. The Addresses and Journal of Proceedings of the National Educational Association by National Educational Association (U.S.) (1879)
"As there has never been a report on the necrology of this Association, we have no record to which we can refer for facts; ..."

4. Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Instruction by American Institute of Instruction, Meeting (1888)
"At the close of this lecture, the report of the Committee on necrology was called for. In the absence of the Chairman, Dr. Merrick Lyon, now dangerously ill ..."

5. History of the City of Belfast in the State of Maine: From Its First by Joseph Williamson (1913)
"The Index of necrology will be found beginning on page 675. 1875. Jan. 3. In Pau, France, Alfred Johnson Monroe, 25, born in Belfast, in 1849, ..."

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