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histories, plural;
  1. The study of past events, particularly in human affairs
    • - medieval European history
  2. The past considered as a whole
    • - letters that have changed the course of history
  3. The whole series of past events connected with someone or something
    • - the history of Aegean painting
  4. An eventful past
    • - the group has quite a history
  5. A past characterized by a particular thing
    • - his family had a history of insanity
  6. A continuous, typically chronological, record of important or public events or of a particular trend or institution
    • - a history of the labor movement
  7. A historical play
    • - Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies

  1. the aggregate of past events; "a critical time in the school's history"
  2. 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"
  3. the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings; "he teaches Medieval history"; "history takes the long view"
  4. the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future; "all of human history"
  5. 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"
  6. (historic) belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past; "historic victories"; "historical (or historic) times"; "a historical character"
  7. History (from Greek ἱστορία - historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the human past. History can also mean the period of time after writing was invented. Scholars who write about history are called historians. ...
  8. History is the rarest of Alphaville albums. Released in 1993 only on cassette, and only to members of the official fan club, History is a collection of early Alphaville demo tracks, b-sides, and a few out-takes.
  9. History is the debut EP by Canadian indie rock band controller.controller. It was released on August 3, 2004 on Paper Bag Records.
  10. In the fields of databases and transaction processing (transaction management), a schedule (also called history) of a system is an abstract model to describe execution of transactions running in the system. ...
  11. History (The Very Best Of Dune) is a compilation album by German band Dune. It was released in October 2000 on the label Orbit Records. It includes the new single "Hardcore Vibes 2000" featuring Trubblemaker. ...
  12. "History" is the seventh track and third single off Funeral For A Friend's second album Hours. It reached number 21 on the UK Singles Chart.
  13. (HISTORIC) An iris that is over 30 years past its date of introduction.
  14. (HISTORIC) Reviewing the past; hanging on to old values / The person you were at some period in life; feelings or attitudes associated with a particular period of history
  15. (Historic) A cultural period of the North American Aborigine Indians dating from 450 to 170 B.P.
  16. (Historic) Irises over 30 years old. Most dates are the year introduced into commerce. A few are registration dates.
  17. (Historic) Significant features from the past. For example, resources describing landmarks, historical plans, settlements, and heritage.
  18. (Historic) Spills where cleanups may have been completed prior to 1996 and no end date is shown. Spill Activities in this category show Historic status. Please contact the regional spills coordinator if you need more information. Click here for spill coordinator contact information.
  19. (Historic) daffodils are those registered or in commerce before 1940. While there are a couple of ribbons which can be won only by an Historic, all Historics can compete in the same classes as Standards. ...
  20. (Historic) the time after information was written down.
  21. (historic) scientific knowledge is rooted in the past. This historical aspect is ensures the continuity.
  22. (Historical) ALGOL | BASIC | Clipper | Modula-2/Modula-3 | MUMPS | PL/I | Simula
  23. (Historical) "Storie Fiorentine", which goes from the fall of the Empire to 1492, dedicated to Clement VII, at whose request it had been written. "Descrizione del modo tenuto dal duca Valentino nello ammazzare Vitellozzo Vitelli, etc. ...
  24. (Historical) A term used to define a window or door product meeting the requirements of historical renovation standards.
  25. (Historical) Celebrating the continuous narrative of mankind, these pieces represent a phase of our history; a person, place or thing from a time before ours.