historical

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

Definition of historical

  1. 1a :  of, relating to, or having the character of history historical datab :  based on history historical novelsc :  used in the past and reproduced in historical presentations

  2. 2 :  famous in history :  historic a

  3. 3a :  secondary 1cb :  diachronic historical grammar

historicalness

play \hi-ˈstȯr-i-kəl-nəs, -ˈstär-\ noun

Examples of historical in a sentence

  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



HISTORICAL Defined for English Language Learners

historical

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

Definition of historical for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to history

  • : based on history

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


HISTORICAL Defined for Kids

historical

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

Definition of historical for Students

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

  2. 2 :  known to be true historical fact

historically

adverb


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