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

 obit·u·ary /əˈbɪʧəˌwɛri, o, ˈbɪʧəri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·bit·u·a·ry a.  Of or pertaining to the death of a person or persons; as, an obituary notice; obituary poetry.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 o·bit·u·a·ry, n.; pl. Obituaries
 1. That which pertains to, or is called forth by, the obit or death of a person; esp., an account of a deceased person.
 2. Especially: A notice of the death of a person, published in a newspaper or other periodical, accompanied by a biographical sketch which may be brief ro extended; as, the funeral director arranged placed an obituary in the local papaer.
 4. R. C. Ch. A list of the dead, or a register of anniversary days when service is performed for the dead.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short
          biography [syn: obit, necrology]