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modern history

noun

historical events up to the present day, often contrasted with ancient history and medieval history

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  • The movement in this direction has been very marked in modern history.

    Essays, Second Series Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • This persistence of thought-inertia is the leading idea of modern history.

  • I am only one of many whose fate it has been to live a page of modern history.

    The Promised Land Mary Antin
  • Lucretia Borgia is the most unfortunate woman in modern history.

    Lucretia Borgia Ferdinand Gregorovius
  • For the first time in modern history she has received full recognition.

    Belgium

    Emile Cammaerts

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