What does Historic mean?

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hɪˈstɔr ɪk, -ˈstɒr-His·toric

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. historic, historicaladjective

    belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past

    "historic victories"; "historical (or historic) times"; "a historical character"

  2. historicadjective

    important in history

    "the historic first voyage to outer space"


  1. historicadjective

    having importance or significance in history

  2. historicadjective

    belonging to the past; historical (see note below)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Historicadjective

    alt. of Historical

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Historic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4014

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Historic' in Adjectives Frequency: #539

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Historic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Historic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Historic in a Sentence

  1. Jared Polis:

    We welcome this historic den and the new wolf family to Colorado Parks, with voter passage last year of the initiative to require re-introduction of the wolf by the end of 2023, these pups will have plenty of potential mates when they grow up to start their own families.

  2. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi:

    Talks on the Iran nuclear issue face a historic opportunity, and striking a comprehensive deal on schedule is the trend of the times and the desire of the people, reaching comprehensive agreement is beneficial to Iran upholding its own legal rights, including the right to the peaceful use of nuclear power, and for the people of Iran to throw off the difficulties of sanctions as early as possible and focus on energetically developing the economy.

  3. Supreme Court:

    This is a historic step for the rights of women.

  4. Nikos Dendias:

    This is a historic day.

  5. Scott Kupor:

    Things that are fringe today might become mainstream over time, if you think of autonomous driving, if you think about bitcoins or even drones for example, you could have found the historic analogues to those in probably in GitHub repositories five to seven years ago. So we are trying to find things like that that may not be mainstream today but are deeply in the tech community that have a following around them and hopefully can become mainstream technologies.

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