Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: adjective

Mentioned or celebrated in history; notable.

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Usage examples "historic":

  1. This well- thought- out plan worked so well that nothing of special interest happened in their steady ride down to the railroad, out of the historic cove, in among the fields and houses of the later land. - "The Young Alaskans on the Missouri", Emerson Hough.
  2. 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", Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin.
  3. 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", Adolphus W. Greely.