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his·tor·i·cal / hiˈstôrikəl; -ˈstär-/ • adj. of or concerning history; concerning past events: the historical background to such studies. ∎  belonging to the past, not the present: famous historical figures. ∎  (esp. of a novel or movie) set in the past. ∎  (of the study of a subject) based on an analysis of its development over a period: for the Darwinians, biogeography became a historical science.

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