his·tor·i·cal adjective \-i-kəl\
: of or relating to history
: based on history
: arranged in the order that things happened or came to be
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
Examples of HISTORICAL
- He strove for historical accuracy in the movie.
- The kings are listed in historical order.
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Related to HISTORICAL
- documentary, hard, factual, literal, matter-of-fact, nonfictional, objective, true
- fictional, fictionalized, fictitious, nondocumentary, nonfactual, nonhistorical, unhistorical
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