Definition of historical
historicalnessplay \hi-ˈstȯr-i-kəl-nəs, -ˈstär-\ noun
Examples of historical in a Sentence
He strove for historical accuracy in the movie.
The kings are listed in historical order.
Recent Examples of historical from the Web
There are dozens of historical examples of men lording it over women by cracking down on beauty treatments, starting with the Spartans, who banned women’s use of all cosmetics.
After an Emmett Till historical marker was vandalized for a second time, teens wrote warm messages about the slain teen.
The announcement follows the initial approval by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Tuesday afternoon of the racetrack's proposal to initiate exotic wagering on historical racing.
Stephan Villeneuve, 48, and Bakhtiar Haddad, were accompanying Iraqi army forces in areas held by Islamic State in the city’s historical center, on the West Bank of the River Tigris, said Reporters Without...
Those include historical performance, benchmark comparisons to performance, fees being paid, investments being offered, background of adviser.
The history of Gary's downtown district will again be spotlighted Saturday during a day of historical.
Together with the Gilder Lehrman Institute, Seller and Miranda developed a program that allows children to create their own Hamilton, incorporating research and historical artifacts to produce a work of art.
Loan delinquencies are creeping higher after plunging from 2010 until the middle of 2016, but are still below historical averages.
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First Known Use of historical
HISTORICAL Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of historical for Students
1 : relating to or based on history historical writings
2 : known to be true historical fact
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