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historiographer

[ hi-stawr-ee-og-ruh-fer, -stohr- ]
/ hɪˌstɔr iˈɒg rə fər, -ˌstoʊr- /
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noun

a historian, especially one appointed to write an official history of a group, period, or institution.
an official historian, as of a court, institution, or cultural or learned society.

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Origin of historiographer

1485–95; <Latin historiograph(us) <Greek historiográphos (see history, -o-, -graph) + -er1
his·to·ri·og·ra·pher·ship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for historiographer

historiographer
/ (hɪˌstɔːrɪˈɒɡrəfə) /

noun

a historian, esp one concerned with historical method and the writings of other historians
a historian employed to write the history of a group or public institution
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