What does historical mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. historical(adj)

    of or relating to the study of history

    "historical scholars"; "a historical perspective"

  2. historical(adj)

    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, historical(adj)

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

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

  4. diachronic, historical(adj)

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

    "diachronic linguistics"

Wiktionary

  1. historical(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Historical(adj)

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

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?

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How to say historical in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. Bernhard Pacher:

    We have had one friendly e-mail saying they see it the way we do, meaning these are historical objects, but 99% of the emails we received included very bad insults where history is reduced to claiming we are just greedy neo-Nazis.

  3. Trevor Houser:

    As we started looking at the scale of the blackout and try to put that in historical context, it became clear this was a record-breaking event and worthy of some attention and focus just from an electric standpoint.

  4. Don Gurnett:

    In a historical sense, the old idea that the solar wind will just be gradually whittled away as you go further into interstellar space is simply not true, we show with Voyager 2 -- and previously with Voyager 1 -- that there's a distinct boundary out there. It's just astonishing how fluids, including plasmas, form boundaries.

  5. Vladimir Putin:

    Our predecessors understood the significance of this bridge ... and tried to complete this project a long time ago, let's hope we can fulfill this historical mission.

Images & Illustrations of historical

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