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Lewis : narratio

narratio, narrātĭo, ōnis, f. id., a relating, narrating, a narration, narrative. In gen.: narrationes credibiles, nec historico, sed prope cotidiano sermone explicatae dilucide, Cic. Or. 26, 124: rem narrare ita ut verisimilis narratio sit, id. de Or. 2, 19, 80: si exponenda est narratio, id. Or. 62, 210; Phaedr. 4, 5, 2.

In partic., in rhet.: narratio est rerum gestarum, aut ut gesta rum, expositio: narrationum genera sunt tria, etc., Cic. Inv. 1, 19, 27; id. de Or. 2, 19, 80; id. Part. Or. 9, 31; Auct. Her. 1, 8, 12; Quint. 4, 2, 1 sq.; Mart. Cap. 5, § 550.