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Word of the Day 04/24/20 Personalia

Personalia (noun)
personalia [ pur-suh-ney-lee-uh, -neyl-yuh ]


plural noun
1. personal belongings.
2. biographical data, personal reminiscences, or the like: He could never keep the personalia out of his essays.

Origin: 1900–05; < Late Latin, neuter plural of Latin persōnālis personal

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR PERSONALIA
Mr Gosse in Personalia gives a different account, pp. 23, 24.
ROBERT BROWNING|EDWARD DOWDEN

He came into office, held it and left it without a single concession to Demos' love of personalia.
MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF THE GREAT WAR|PUNCH

The most interesting part of the book is that which is devoted to personalia.
THE ART OF LETTERS|ROBERT LYND

One reason for this lack of personalia about a man who had a most vigorous personality is due to his dying request.
STORIES OF AUTHORS, BRITISH AND AMERICAN|EDWIN WATTS CHUBB

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