- history is part of the Basic English 850.
- enPR: /hĭstōrē/
- IPA: /ˈhɪstəri/
- SAMPA: /"hIst@ri/
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- Hyphenation: hist‧o‧ry
- (uncountable) History is what happened in the past.
- China has many old books about its history.
- (uncountable) History is the study of what happened in the past.
- He is a professor of history.
- A history is a book recording things that have happened.
- He was reading a history of Ancient Rome.