noun, plural his·to·ries.
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Origin of history
synonym study for history
OTHER WORDS FROM historyun·der·his·to·ry, noun, plural un·der·his·to·ries.un·his·to·ry, noun, plural un·his·to·ries.
Words nearby history
Example sentences from the Web for histories
Official teachings and histories were pretty much all that was available to most Mormons.
Official Mormon histories about Joseph Smith may have been misleading.
But so are plenty of histories that try to attack the prophet.
Many of us have tired of the blizzard of histories marking the sesquicentennial of the first years of the American Civil War.Atlanta’s Fall Foretold The End Of Civil War Bloodshed|Marc Wortman|September 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Together, they reveal their histories, teaching and learning from the shared tragedies of the past.A Camp Away From Terror: Where Israeli and Palestinian Kids Find Common Ground|Nina Strochlic|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He guessed at their names, their loves, their histories, as one guesses at those of unknown passers-by travelling the same road.The Secret Life |Elizabeth Bisland
The histories however that were circulated on the subject of oracles are exceedingly suspicious.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 8 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
What, after all we heard of her doings at Milan—after all the histories of her goddess-ship in every city of Italy?A Siren|Thomas Adolphus Trollope
In his histories proper the special motive for embellishment disappears, but the habit of inaccuracy remains.
The histories of which I have been speaking were founded in truth, though the personages are not real.
British Dictionary definitions for histories
noun plural -ries
- a record or account, often chronological in approach, of past events, developments, etc
- (as modifier)a history book; a history play
Word Origin for history
Idioms and Phrases with histories
see ancient history; go down (in history); make history; (history) repeats itself.