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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 338 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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NECROLOGY (from Med. Lat. necrologium, Gr. vEKpos, corpse, the termination being formed from X ytos, X yeLv to read, in the sense of list, register; cf. " martyrology "), a register in a monastery or other ecclesiastical establishment of the names of the deceased members of the society, or of those for whom the prayers of the foundation were offered as benefactors; hence any roll or list of deceased persons or collection of obituaries.
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