What does the word historic mean?

Usage examples for historic

  1. A genuine historic air seems to surround the entire place, lending an added charm, and there are many impressive characteristics of the house in its dignity of architecture, which seem to speak of a past century with volumes of history in reserve. – Polly Oliver's Problem by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
  2. This character- a primitive woman, an unspoiled child of the stone age- is not alone of human interest but of special historic value. – True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World by Adolphus W. Greely