What does historical mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word historical.

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. Ji Kwang-jin:

    It's a historical moment I wanted to be with the public the moment I watch it.

  2. Lee Gelernt:

    It will mean that thousands of current and future noncitizens will not be sent back to potential death without a federal court looking at their case, the historical and practical importance of this ruling cannot be overstated. This decision reaffirms the Constitutions foundational principle that individuals deprived of their liberty must have access to a federal court.

  3. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

    We don't want to, and I think we have a right to decide that we do not want a large number of Muslim people in our country, we do not like the consequences of having a large number of Muslim communities that we see in other countries and I do not see any reason for anyone else to force us to create ways of living together in Hungary that we do not want to see. That is a historical experience for us.

  4. Navid Khonsari:

    As an indie game studio, we are not only proud to provide historical context but that gaming can evolve and new genres can be created, we hope that ‘1979’ does well enough that it can be used as template for future games of this kind. Related: Dauntless system taps game tech for law enforcement, military training.

  5. Joel Dunn:

    It has become this really amazing mecca for wildlife, you've got these osprey nests on the front of the boats, and heron rookeries, bats breeding in the hull of the ships -- it's a really rich wildlife and historical location.

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