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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    Karen
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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. Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz:

    To those who are incapable of presenting the historic truth in an honest way, I want to say that Poland was not a perpetrator but a victim of World War II, i would expect full historical knowledge from officials who speak on the matter.

  2. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

    2024 will be 35 years after we shook off the shackles of oppression and celebrated our freedom, organizing an Olympic Games would be the pinnacle of this historical process. We are not only competing for ourselves, but representing the whole region.

  3. India Spartz:

    This is a very significant treasure, it’s a tremendous testament to history and our connection to some of the most important historical figures.

  4. Mak Hoi-wah:

    Without understanding the historical facts, we will not be able to move on, the Chinese government is trying to suppress it because they don't want their wrong deeds be remembered by the people.

  5. Bill Gross:

    They should, but their September meeting language must be so careful, that 'one and done' represents an increasing possibility – at least for the next six months, the Fed is beginning to recognize that 6 years of zero bound interest rates have negative influences on the real economy – it destroys historical business models essential to capitalism such as pension funds, insurance companies, and the willingness to save money itself. If savings wither then so too does its Siamese Twin – investment – and with it, long-term productivity, the decline of which we have seen not just in the U.S. but worldwide.

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