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historical

his·tor·i·cal

historical

 
 
pronunciation:
hI sto rih kl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to history.
a historical article
antonyms:
contemporary
definition 2: representing or based upon history.
a historical play
similar words:
period
definition 3: based on or relating to the records of history, as opposed to the stories of legend or myth.
the historical Jesus
antonyms:
mythical
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derivations: historically (adv.), historicalness (n.)
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