Pronunciation: (bī-og'ru-fē, bē-), [key]
1. a written account of another person's life: the biography of Byron by Marchand.
2. an account in biographical form of an organization, society, theater, animal, etc.
3. such writings collectively.
4. the writing of biography as an occupation or field of endeavor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.