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Meaning of NECROLOGY

Pronunciation:  nu'krâlujee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a list of people who died recently
  2. [n]  a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography

NECROLOGY is a 9 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: obit, obituary
 See Also: announcement, list, listing, promulgation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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