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Definitions for historic
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"

Wiktionary

  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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Numerology

  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. Dianne Feinstein:

    America cheered as the women's soccer team won an historic fourth World Cup, but our support shouldn't end with ticker-tape parades.

  2. Novak Djokovic:

    I think in order to have a chance and have a go for the historic number one I am going to try to do everything possible this season and next season maximum, that is what I can devote in terms of time and energy towards accomplishing that goal.

  3. The Navy:

    It is my absolute honor to name the next [ replenishment oiler ] after the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, ruth Bader Ginsburg is a historic figure who vigorously advocated for women's rights and gender equality.

  4. Duncan Wilson:

    This historic shipwreck tells the story of Germany's increasing naval strength in the late-19th century at a time when Britain and Germany were on friendly terms, the SMS Grosser Kurfürst is important as the only non-Royal Naval warship recorded as wrecked in English waters for the period 1860 -- 1913.

  5. Zvi Hauser:

    Whoever reads the fine print in this' historic' decision understands that it is a phantom decision, there is no budget, there is no planning, there is no place, and there is really no binding decision.

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    • A. encumbrance
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