Definition of HISTORICAL

Adjective : HISTORICAL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) of or relating to the study of history; "historical scholars"; "a historical perspective" ;

  • 2. (

    ) having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary; "the historical Jesus"; "doubt that a historical Camelot every existed"; "actual historical events" ;

  • 3. (

    ) belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past; "historic victories"; "historical (or historic) times"; "a historical character" ;

  • 4. (

    ) used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time; "diachronic linguistics" ;


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