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[mahr-tuh-rol-uh-jee] /ˌmɑr təˈrɒl ə dʒi/

noun, plural martyrologies.
the branch of knowledge dealing with the lives of martyrs.
a history of martyrs.
such histories collectively.
a list of martyrs.
noun (pl) -gies
an official list of martyrs
(Christianity) the study of the lives of the martyrs
a historical account of the lives of martyrs

1590s, a native formation from martyr (n.) + -ology, or else from Church Latin martyrologium, from Ecclesiastical Greek martyrologicon.


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