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  Definition of history
  1. the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings; "he teaches Medieval history"; "history takes the long view"
  2. all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge; "the dawn of recorded history"; "from the beginning of history"
  3. a record or narrative description of past events; "a history of France"; "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"; "the story of exposure to lead"
  4. the aggregate of past events; "a critical time in the school''s history"
  5. the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future; "all of human history"
Similar Words: account, chronicle, story

 

Hyponyms: ancient history, etymology, case history, historical document, historical paper, historical record, annals, chronological record, biography, life, life story, life history, recital

 

Derivational Morphology: chronicle

 

Language Translations:
Arabic: تاریخ   Armenian: պատմագիտություն  
Bosnian: historija   Catalan: història and historial  
Croatian: povijest and povijest bolesti   Danish: historie  
Dutch: geschiedenis   Estonian: ajalugu  
Finnish: historia   French: histoire and historique  
German: Geschichte and Geschichtswissenschaft and Verlauf   Greek: ιστορία and ιστορικό  
Hindi: इतिहास   Hungarian: kórtörténet and múlt and történelem and történet  
Icelandic: saga and sagnfræði   Interlingua: historia  
Italian: precedenti and storia   Japanese: sc=Jpan  
Korean: 병력 and 사학 and 역사   Latvian: vēsture  
Maltese: storja   Norwegian: historie  
Novial: historie   Persian: تاریخ  
Polish: historia   Portuguese: documentário and história and histórico  
Russian: история   Serbian: историја  
Slovene: zgodovina   Spanish: antecedentes and historia  
Swedish: berättelse and historia and historik   Telugu: చరితం and చరిత్ర  
Vietnamese: lịch sử   Welsh: astudiaeth and hanes and hanes (cyfrifiadurol) and hanes (meddygol)  
 
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