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Annualia were ancient oblations made by the relatives of deceased persons, on the day of their death. This day they called year-day, and on it, mass was celebrated with great solemnity.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChambers, Ephraim, ed. (1728). "article name needed". Cyclopædia, or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (first ed.). James and John Knapton, et al.