history : Definition, Usages, News and More

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hi stuh ree

  • n  the aggregate of past events
    a critical time in the school's history
  • n  a record or narrative description of past events
    a history of France
  • n  the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings
    he teaches Medieval history
    history takes the long view
  • n  the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future
    all of human history
  • n  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

  • Cheech and Chong ever receive university tenure teaching the medical history of their favorite subject, the course pack would be surprisingly thick.
  • What makes a great leader? Throughout history, who qualifies? PTI asked a variety of historians, writers, military men, businessmen and others for their selections.
  • AP: DUKE ELLINGTON (1899-1974) Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist, composer and orchestra leader considered the most prolific composer and best-known figure in jazz history.
News & Articles

  • History made in Walls with hat pick
    WALLS — Tammy Patrick made history Thursday as the Town of Walls brand new fifth alderman candidate elected to the slate of town officials.
    June 22, 2013 - DeSoto Times-Tribune
  • History: Birth of a funeral home
    History of a funeral home and Bucyrus' largest funeral:
    June 21, 2013 - Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum
  • History center hosts Hambone Festival in Rochester
    You might say the Hambone Music Festival made history in 2010. That's the year the blues festival moved from its previous sites in the Austin-Albert Lea area to the grounds of the History Center of Ol
    June 21, 2013 - Post-Bulletin

  • Barack Obama in Voice of America
    To those who cling to power through corruption and deceit and the silencing of dissent, know that you are on the wrong side of history, but that we will extend a hand if you are willing to unclench your fist,Mandela said.
  • David Villa in The Associated Press
    This is one of the greatest moments for Spain, for us to be in the final of the World Cup, it's history,said Villa, who remains tied with Netherlands playmaker Wesley Sneijder for the tournament scoring lead at five goals apiece. "And we...

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