[ hur-stuh-ree, hurs-tree ]
/ ˈhɜr stə ri, ˈhɜrs tri /
noun, plural her·sto·ries.
history (used especially in feminist literature and in women's studies as an alternative form to distinguish or emphasize the particular experience of women).
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Origin of herstory
First recorded in 1975–80
Words nearby herstory
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British Dictionary definitions for herstory
/ (ˈhɜːstərɪ) /
history from a female point of view or as it relates to women
Word Origin for herstory
C20: from changing the initial his in history to her, as if history were derived from his + story rather than from Latin historia
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