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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A person who is an authority on the events that have already taken place (the past) and who studies them and writes about them.

Usage examples (33)
  • Two hundred years later he would have been described as historiographer royal.
  • Cardinal Pallavicini (d. 1667), known as the historiographer of the Council of Trent, won repute as a dogmatic theologian by several of his writings.
  • Andr√© was the court historiographer, and was blind.
  • In this manner, Mr. James (historiographer to Her Majesty), Titus for more
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