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Definition of obituaries (Meaning of obituaries)
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obituary o*bit"u*a*ry, n.; pl. {Obituaries}. [Cf. F.
	     obituaire. See {Obit}.]
	     1. That which pertains to, or is called forth by, the obit or
	        death of a person; esp., an account of a deceased person.
	        [1913 Webster]
	
	     2. Especially: A notice of the death of a person, published
	        in a newspaper or other periodical, accompanied by a
	        biographical sketch which may be brief ro extended; as,
	        the funeral director arranged placed an obituary in the
	        local papaer.
	        [1913 Webster +PJC]
	
	     3. pl. The section of a newspaper in which obituaries[2] are
	        printed; as, I saw the notice of his death in the
	        obituaries.
	        [PJC]
	
	     4. (R. C. Ch.) A list of the dead, or a register of
	        anniversary days when service is performed for the dead.
	        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
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