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Meaning of BIOGRAPHY

Pronunciation:  bI'√Ęgrufee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an account of the series of events making up a person's life

BIOGRAPHY is a 9 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: life, life history, life story
 See Also: account, autobiography, chronicle, hagiography, history, profile, story



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bi*og"ra*phy\, n.; pl. {Biographies}. [Gr. ?; ? life
+ ? to write: cf. F. biographie. See {Graphic}.]
1. The written history of a person's life.

2. Biographical writings in general.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: adventures, annals, autobiography, biographical sketch, case history, chronicle, chronicles, chronology, Clio, confessions, curriculum vitae, diary, experiences, fortunes, hagiography, hagiology, historiography, history, journal, legend, letters, life, life and letters, life story, martyrology, memoir, memoirs, memorabilia, memorial, memorials, Muse of history, necrology, obit, obituary, photobiography, profile, record, resume, story, theory of history