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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography;
[syn: obituary, obit, necrology]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Obituary \O*bit"u*a*ry\, a. [See Obit.] Of or pertaining to the death of a person or persons; as, an obituary notice; obituary poetry. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

obituary n 1: a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography [syn: obituary, obit, necrology]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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