nar*ra"tion(?), n. [L. narratio: cf. F. narration.] 1. The act of telling or relating the particulars of an event; a recital of certain events, usually in chronological order; rehearsal.
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; a narrative; story; history.
(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.
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