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Pronunciation:  hi'storikul

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  1. [adj]  belonging to the past; "historical (or historic) times"; "a historical character"
  2. [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. [adj]  used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time; "diachronic linguistics"
  4. [adj]  of or relating to the study of history; "historical scholars"; "a historical perspective"
  5. [adj]  of what is important or famous in the past; "historic victories"

HISTORICAL is a 10 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: diachronic, existent, historic, historic, past, real
 Antonyms: descriptive, synchronic



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