EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ANNALS
The year 1780, was the most eventful one, in the annals of South Carolina.
The battle was one of the most brilliant in the American annals.
The first volume comprises the annals of the Borgias and the Cenci.
The genealogies which you have recited to us out of your own annals, Solon, are a mere children's story.
These "Annals" form a most intimate account of the community's progress.
We were near the site of a village famous in the annals of British arms.
The country about the mouth of the Scioto has long figured in Western annals.
I scarcely think that the annals of impertinence and ignorance could equal this.
You seek it in Indian annals, you seek it in Northern sagas.
We have not read anywhere in the annals of war a finer tale of gallantry.
1560s, from Latin annales libri "chronicles," literally "yearlies, yearly books," noun use of plural of annalis "pertaining to a year," from annus "year" (see annual (adj.)).