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Definition of "chronological succession" []

  • A following of one thing after another in time (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "chronological succession" in a sentence
  • "To recall the chronological succession of its occurrences once again: at the opening of the second century one Christian writer (the author of the Preaching of"
  • "For the stratified portion of the earth generally contains fossils which are found more or less frequently, which are so distributed that each group of strata corresponds to a definite collection of species that lived when these strata were deposited. in such a case palæontology determines the chronological succession of the several fauna and flora and studies the mutual relations of the organic remains found at the different localities."