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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality or state of being factual especially as distinct from the mythological or legendary.

Usage examples (28)
  • Perhaps readers may think I am too insistent about the specificity -- what scholars call the "historicity" -- of the story of salvation.
  • A graduate student argued for historicity, that is, reading and usually limiting the Quran with its historic context.
  • Total "historicity" was impossible, and would leave big gaps besides.
  • For us, the "historicity" of Easter, Christmas or Passover is all zero. for more
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