historic

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

Definition of historic

  1. :  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 in a sentence

  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

1594

First Known Use of historic

1594



HISTORIC Defined for English Language Learners

historic

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

Definition of historic for English Language Learners

  • : famous or important in history

  • : having great and lasting importance

  • : happening or existing in the past


HISTORIC Defined for Kids

historic

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adjective his·tor·ic \hi-ˈstȯr-ik\

Definition of historic for Students

  1. :  famous in history



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