Meaning of obituary

o•bit•u•ar•y

Pronunciation: (ō-bich'-er"ē), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ar•ies,
—n.
  1. a notice of the death of a person, often with a biographical sketch, as in a newspaper.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or recording a death or deaths: the obituary page of a newspaper.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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