Definition of Historic. Meaning of Historic. Synonyms of Historic

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Definition of Historic

Historic
Historic His*tor"ic, Historical His*tor"ic*al, a. [L. historicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. historique. See History.] Of or pertaining to history, or the record of past events; as, an historical poem; the historic page. -- His*tor"ic*al*ness, n. -- His*to*ric"i*ty, n. There warriors frowning in historic brass. --Pope. Historical painting, that branch of painting which represents the events of history. Historical sense, that meaning of a passage which is deduced from the circumstances of time, place, etc., under which it was written. The historic sense, the capacity to conceive and represent the unity and significance of a past era or age.

Meaning of Historic from wikipedia

- "history" and "story". The adjective historical is attested from 1661, and historic from 1669. Historian in the sense of a "researcher of history" is attested...
- The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and...
- Historicism is the idea of attributing meaningful significance to space and time, such as historical period, geographical place, and local culture. Historicism...
- Historic England (officially the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England) is an executive non-departmental public body of the British...
- Michigan State Historic Preservation Office is one of 59 state historic preservation offices established according to the National Historic Preservation...
- value. Historic sites are usually protected by law, and many have been recognized with the official national historic site status. A historic site may...
- National Historic Site (NHS) is a designation for an officially recognized area of national historic significance in the United States. An NHS usually...
- responsible for administering the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), and Historic American Landscapes Survey...
- Historicity is the historical actuality of persons and events, meaning the quality of being part of history as opposed to being a historical myth, legend...
- A historic district or heritage district is a section of a city which contains older buildings considered valuable for historical or architectural reasons...
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