noun see historical

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  • Historicalness — historic his*tor ic (h[i^]s*t[o^]r [i^]k), historical his*tor ic*al (h[i^]s*t[o^]r [i^]*kal), a. [L. historicus, Gr. istoriko s: cf. F. historique. See {History}.] Of or pertaining to history, or the record of past events; as, an historical poem; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • historicalness — See historically. * * * …   Universalium

  • historicalness — his·tor·i·cal·ness …   English syllables

  • historicalness — noun 1. the state of having in fact existed in the past • Derivationally related forms: ↑historical • Hypernyms: ↑reality 2. significance owing to its history • Derivationally related forms: ↑historical • …   Useful english dictionary

  • historical — adjective Date: 15th century 1. a. of, relating to, or having the character of history < historical data > b. based on history < historical novels > c. used in the past and reproduced in historical presentations 2. famous in history ; historic a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Exilarch — An exhibit depicting Exilarch Huna at the Beit Hatefutsot Exilarch (Hebrew: ראש גלות Rosh Galut, Aramaic: ריש גלותא Reish Galuta lit. head of the exile , Greek: Æchmalotarcha) refers to the leaders of the Diaspora Jewish community in Babylon… …   Wikipedia

  • historical — historically, adv. historicalness, n. /hi stawr i keuhl, stor /, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, treating, or characteristic of history or past events: historical records; historical research. 2. based on or reconstructed from an event, custom, style …   Universalium

  • historical — /hɪsˈtɒrɪkəl / (say his torikuhl) adjective 1. relating to or concerned with the study of history or past events: historical methodology. 2. dealing with history or past events: historical documents. 3. based on fact as opposed to legend or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • historical — [his tôr′i kəl, histär′i kəl] adj. [< L historicus + AL] 1. of or concerned with history as a science [the historical method] 2. providing evidence for a fact of history; serving as a source of history [a historical document] 3. based on or… …   English World dictionary

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