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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Narration  \Nar*ra"tion\,  n.  [L.  narratio:  cf  F.  narration.] 
  1.  The  act  of  telling  or  relating  the  particulars  of  an 
  event;  rehearsal;  recital. 
  2.  That  which  is  related;  the  relation  in  words  or  writing  of 
  the  particulars  of  any  transaction  or  event,  or  of  any 
  series  of  transactions  or  events;  story;  history. 
  3.  (Rhet.)  That  part  of  a  discourse  which  recites  the  time, 
  manner,  or  consequences  of  an  action  or  simply  states  the 
  facts  connected  with  the  subject. 
  Syn:  Account;  recital;  rehearsal;  relation;  description; 
  explanation;  detail;  narrative;  story;  tale;  history. 
  See  {Account}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  an  account  describing  incidents  or  events;  "after  dinner  he 
  told  the  children  stories  of  his  adventures"  [syn:  {narrative}, 
  {story},  {tale},  {yarn},  {recital}] 

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