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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 an·nals /ˈænḷz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·nals n. pl.
 1. A relation of events in chronological order, each event being recorded under the year in which it happened.  Annals the revolution.” --Macaulay. “The annals of our religion.” --Rogers.
 2. Historical records; chronicles; history.
    The short and simple annals of the poor.   --Gray.
    It was one of the most critical periods in our annals.   --Burke.
 3. sing. The record of a single event or item.  “In deathless annal.”
 4. A periodic publication, containing records of discoveries, transactions of societies, etc.; as Annals of Science.”
 Syn: -- History. See History.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: reports of the work of a society or learned body etc
      2: a chronological account of events in successive years [syn:
         chronological record]