historian

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

Definition of historian

  1. 1 :  a student or writer of history; especially :  one who produces a scholarly synthesis

  2. 2 :  a writer or compiler of a chronicle

Examples of historian in a sentence

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

15th Century

First Known Use of historian

15th century


HISTORIAN Defined for English Language Learners

historian

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

Definition of historian for English Language Learners

  • : a person who studies or writes about history


HISTORIAN Defined for Kids

historian

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noun his·to·ri·an \hi-ˈstȯr-ē-ən\

Definition of historian for Students

  1. :  a person who studies or writes about history



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