Origin of historic
Examples from the Web for historic
And, most importantly, homicide was at an historic low, meaning more lives were being saved.
The academic, historic, and geopolitical nonsense that Khomeinism equals Iran has lasted long enough.
A historic hilltop village in Sicily is selling homes for $1.25 each in exchange for long-term investment and restoration.
The Obama administration may be crowing about its “historic” emissions agreement.
In a historic visit in 2012, Barack Obama hailed the “remarkable journey” the country had undertaken.Hope and Change? Burma Kills a Journalist Before Obama Arrives|Joshua Carroll|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We know of no similar articles in historic times in Baja California, nor to the north in southern California.A Burial Cave in Baja California|William C. Massey
Amongst many memorable days, that day stands conspicuous, for at dusk we began to cross the historic battlefield of Kossovo.The Flaming Sword in Serbia and Elsewhere|Mabel Annie Boulton Stobart
Within these limits of vision lay a noble and historic country, the lower watershed of the Columbia.The Guardians of the Columbia|John H. (John Harvey) Williams
The river valley of the Tigris and Euphrates, and the valley of the Nile are wonderfully rich in historic material.The Chautauquan, Vol. III, February 1883|The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
But these formulas are, as it were, the close, the effective conclusion of the doctrine of historic materialism.Essays on the Materialistic Conception of History|Antonio Labriola
British Dictionary definitions for historic
Word Origin and History for historic
1660s, probably a back-formation from historical, perhaps influenced by French historique. What is historic is noted or celebrated in history; what is historical deals with history.