Obituary

Definition of Obituary

O`bit´u`a`ry
a.1.Of or pertaining to the death of a person or persons; as, an obituary notice; obituary poetry.
n.1.That which pertains to, or is called forth by, the obit or death of a person; esp., an account of a deceased person.
2.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.
3.The section of a newspaper in which obituaries{2} are printed; as, I saw the notice of his death in the obituaries.
4.(R. C. Ch.) A list of the dead, or a register of anniversary days when service is performed for the dead.

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