chronology

Part of speech: noun

The science that treats of time, or the order of events.

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Usage examples "chronology":

  1. But as the examination of the panel and the opening address come last in point of chronology it will be well to begin at the beginning and see what the labors of the prosecutor are in the initial stages of preparation. - "Courts and Criminals", Arthur Train.
  2. The chronology of the concertos has given rise to controversy. - "Chopin: The Man and His Music", James Huneker.
  3. I have since that night often and vainly attempted to go back over that holocaust and arrange its details in some sort of chronology. - "The Portal of Dreams", Charles Neville Buck.