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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Based on real people or events of the past.

Usage examples (39)
  • I'm fascinated by historical trivia.
  • historical scholars
  • This graph shows what we call the historical yield curve.
  • Harrison an excuse for insisting on weekly repetitions of what he called their historical picnics. for more
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  • The "historical" (refers to history; from the past) novel's main character was often "hysterical" (extremely emotional).
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