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Definitions for historical
hɪˈstɔr ɪ kəl, -ˈstɒr-his·tor·i·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. historicaladjective

    of or relating to the study of history

    "historical scholars"; "a historical perspective"

  2. historicaladjective

    having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary

    "the historical Jesus"; "doubt that a historical Camelot every existed"; "actual historical events"

  3. historic, historicaladjective

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

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

  4. diachronic, historicaladjective

    used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time

    "diachronic linguistics"

Wiktionary

  1. historicaladjective

    Pertaining to the history, to what happened in the past.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Historicaladjective

    of or pertaining to history, or the record of past events; as, an historical poem; the historic page

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'historical' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1827

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'historical' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3961

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'historical' in Adjectives Frequency: #243

How to pronounce historical?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of historical in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of historical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of historical in a Sentence

  1. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    This is a crucial trip, even a historical one, i will be the messenger of all the people of Israel, including those who agree with me and those who don't agree with me.

  2. Donald Trump:

    No one should carelessly compare political opponents to historical villains, which is done often and all the time. It's got to stop. We should not mob people in public spaces or destroy public property. There is one way to settle our disagreements -- it's called peacefully, at the ballot box. That's what we want.

  3. Shawn Robbins:

    From a historical perspective, most animated sequels outside of top tier franchises have been prone to the law of diminishing returns.

  4. Alan Lancz:

    China has a big influence on global growth and the turnaround since the financial crisis. With the lessening of that engine of growth and with the U.S. still fairly anemic by historical standards, it definitely concerns investors.

  5. Aaron David Miller:

    This is completely out of sequence because the Israeli-Palestinian issue is primarily driven by historical wounds and overlapping claims to land and sacred space.

Images & Illustrations of historical

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