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historic

adjective his·tor·ic \hi-ˈstr-ik, -ˈstär-\

: famous or important in history

: having great and lasting importance

: happening or existing in the past

Full Definition of HISTORIC

:  historical: as
a :  famous or important in history <historic battlefields>
b :  having great and lasting importance <a historic occasion>
c :  known or established in the past <historic interest rates>
d :  dating from or preserved from a past time or culture <historic buildings> <historic artifacts>

Examples of HISTORIC

  1. It's wonderful to see so many people here on this historic occasion.
  2. She returned safely from her historic flight into space.
  3. The court made a historic decision last week.
  4. They know of many historic volcanic eruptions in the area.
  5. the historic importance of the river

First Known Use of HISTORIC

1594

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