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his·to·ry

history

 
 
pronunciation:
hI st ri [or] hI stri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: histories
definition: the study of events that happened in the past.
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History comes from a Latin word for "story," "tale," or "account."
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conventionally associated with history
includes the study of history
some descriptions of periods in history
units for measuring history