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Meaning of HISTORIAN

Pronunciation:  hi'stowreeun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it

HISTORIAN is a 9 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: historiographer
 See Also: Alfred Thayer Mahan, annalist, Arnold Joseph Toynbee, Arnold Toynbee, art historian, Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr., Arthur Schlesinger, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., Baeda, Barbara Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim Tuchman, Barthold George Niebuhr, Beda, Bede, C. Northcote Parkinson, C. Vann Woodward, Carlyle, chronicler, Comer Vann Woodward, Cyril Northcote Parkinson, Durant, Edward Gibbon, Elie Wiesel, Eliezer Wiesel, First Baron Macaulay, Flavius Josephus, Fourth Earl of Orford, Franklin, Frederic William Maitland, Frederick Jackson Turner, Gardiner, George Macaulay Trevelyan, George Otto Trevelyan, Gibbon, Herodotus, Horace Walpole, Horatio Walpole, James Harvey Robinson, John Bach McMaster, John Hope Franklin, John Knox, Joseph ben Matthias, Josephus, Knox, Livy, Macaulay, Mahan, Maitland, McMaster, Mommsen, Niebuhr, Parkinson, Robinson, Saint Baeda, Saint Beda, Saint Bede, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Saxo Grammaticus, Schlesinger, scholar, scholarly person, Sir George Otto Trevelyan, Sir Paul Gavrilovich Vinogradoff, St Baeda, St Beda, St Bede, Stubbs, student, the Venerable Bede, Theodor Mommsen, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Thomas Carlyle, Thucydides, Titus Livius, Toynbee, Trevelyan, Tuchman, Turner, Vinogradoff, Walpole, Wiesel, Will Durant, William James Durant, William Stubbs, Woodward, Xenophon



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\His*to"ri*an\, n. [F. historien.]
1. A writer of history; a chronicler; an annalist.

         Even the historian takes great liberties with facts.
                                               --Sir J.

2. One versed or well informed in history.

         Great captains should be good historians. --South.

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