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historical

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adjective his·tor·i·cal \-i-kəl\

Simple Definition of historical

  • : of or relating to history

  • : based on history

  • : arranged in the order that things happened or came to be

Full Definition of historical

  1. 1 a :  of, relating to, or having the character of history <historical data> b :  based on history <historical novels> c :  used in the past and reproduced in historical presentations

  2. 2 :  famous in history :  historic a

  3. 3 a :  secondary 1c b :  diachronic <historical grammar>

his·tor·i·cal·ness play \-i-kəl-nəs\ noun

Examples of historical

  1. He strove for historical accuracy in the movie.

  2. The kings are listed in historical order.



15th Century

First Known Use of historical

15th century

Rhymes with historical



HISTORICAL Defined for Kids

historical

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adjective his·tor·i·cal \hi-ˈstȯr-i-kəl\

Definition of historical

  1. 1 :  relating to or based on history <historical writings>

  2. 2 :  known to be true <historical fact>

his·tor·i·cal·ly adverb




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