Examples from the Web for historical
Historical justifications for most modern celebrations can be found in the ancient world.
Hitchcock had the historical good fortune to have worked from silent films through television.
The central thrust of the sequence derives from historical fact.
If there was anyone who thought otherwise, he left no historical record.
The narrative is a remarkable piece of historical research that spans just over 800 pages.
But historical geology alone could never have led to the dynamical phase of modern biology.The Story of the Living Machine|H. W. Conn
The saying is perhaps not historical but it illustrates Indian sentiment.Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)|Charles Eliot
The historical plates published about the same time209 in Germany prove the same lively zeal in imitation.Engraving: Its Origin, Processes, and History|Henri Delaborde
They commence' to ax me questions concernin' some historical happenin's an' I answer them all.Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2|Works Projects Administration
They begin with an historical picture, its landscape and buildings, in one compartment.A Treatise on Painting|Leonardo Da Vinci
British Dictionary definitions for historical
Word Origin and History for historical
early 15c. (earlier in same sense was historial, late 14c.), from Latin historicus (from Greek historikos "historical, of or for inquiry," from historia; see history) + -al (1). Related: Historically.