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Princeton's WordNet

  1. historicallyadverb

    throughout history

    "historically they have never coexisted peacefully"

  2. historicallyadverb

    with respect to history

    "this is historically interesting"


  1. historicallyadverb

    In a historic manner; as has been done most often in the past.

    Historically speaking, this company has always collected payment before starting work.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Historicallyadverb

    In the manner of history; by way of narration.

    Etymology: from historical.

    The gospels, which are weekly read, do all historically declare something which our Lord Jesus Christ himself either spoke, did, or suffered in his own person. Richard Hooker, b. v.

    When that which the word of God doth but deliver historically, we construe as if it were legally meant, and so urge it further than we can prove it was intended, do we not add to the laws of God? Richard Hooker, b. iii. s. 5.

    After his life has been rather invented than written, I shall consider him historically as an author, with regard to those works he has left behind him. Alexander Pope, Essay on Homer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Historicallyadverb

    in the manner of, or in accordance with, history

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of historically in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of historically in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of historically in a Sentence

  1. David Jane:

    Europe has tended to be quite better in general than the U.S. this earnings season ... But the trend towards capital expenditure historically has been disappointing and may continue to be for some time, this is a capex-less recovery.

  2. Lisette Burton:

    Historically, when we've talked about children, there's been nonpartisan agreement that children deserve protection, i haven't seen before a time where really vulnerable children have been put at the center of political arguments in this way.

  3. Stanley Weiss:

    I was personally frustrated at WHOs apparent great fear in moving from classifying from epidemic to pandemic, all the more so given all the evidence we had gathered from Chinas experience, historically, a great strength of the WHO was its expertise in consensus building. Here, we neededleadership, not merely consensus building. It is hard for some organizations to act.

  4. Brian Newman:

    Their response was fantastic and I appreciate them. I'm glad to know they are safe, as many of you are aware, we are seeing larger and more destructive fires burn throughout California on a much more frequent basis. Historically, we've used the terms such as anomaly, unprecedented, or extreme to describe the wildfires that we have seen burn throughout the state over the last 20 years. These terms are no longer appropriate given the clear trends associated with drought, changing climate.

  5. Ichiro Takagi:

    Historically, TVs have been at the center, when sales rose, sales in audio and home theater rose as well. As the TV operations recover... we'll see a rise in audio sales.

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