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Noun: history  his-t(u-)ree
  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";
    - account, chronicle, story
  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"

Derived forms: histories

Type of: arts, cognition, continuum, humanistic discipline, humanities, knowledge, liberal arts, noesis, past, past times, record, yesteryear

Encyclopedia: History, Mystery & Prophesy