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of or relating to a person’s life:
He’s gathering biographical data for his book on Milton.
pertaining to or containing biography:
a biographical dictionary.
Contemporary Examples

What Are They Hiding? Jacob Bernstein October 24, 2009
‘The Embrace of Unreason’: How France Lost It All Between the Wars Michael Korda May 3, 2014
Telling My Family That I’m Leaving Again for Afghanistan Nick Willard April 8, 2014
What is a Genius? Nick Romeo November 8, 2013
Miranda July Talks About Her New Book ‘It Chooses You’ Carolyn Sun November 22, 2011

Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 8 Various
Cyropaedia Xenophon
The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume II (of 3) Alexander Wheelock Thayer
The Book-Hunter at Home P. B. M. Allan
The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 1 of 2 Edward Tyas Cook



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