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historian

noun his·to·ri·an \hi-ˈstr-ē-ən, -ˈstär-\

: a person who studies or writes about history

Full Definition of HISTORIAN

1
:  a student or writer of history; especially :  one who produces a scholarly synthesis
2
:  a writer or compiler of a chronicle

Examples of HISTORIAN

  1. <historians are still trying to sort out fact from fiction in the story of Kateri Tekakwitha, the Lily of the Mohawks>

First Known Use of HISTORIAN

15th century

Other History Terms

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HISTORIAN Defined for Kids

historian

noun his·to·ri·an \hi-ˈstr-ē-ən\

Definition of HISTORIAN for Kids

:  a person who studies or writes about history

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