his·tor·ic /hɪˈstɔrɪk, ˈstɑr-/
his·tor·ic his·tor·ic·al a. Of or pertaining to history, or the record of past events; as, an historical poem; the historic page. -- His*tor*ic*al*ness, n. -- His*to*ric*i*ty n.
There warriors frowning in historic brass. --Pope.
Historical painting, that branch of painting which represents the events of history.
Historical sense, that meaning of a passage which is deduced from the circumstances of time, place, etc., under which it was written.
The historic sense, the capacity to conceive and represent the unity and significance of a past era or age.
adj 1: belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the
past; "historic victories"; "historical (or historic)
times"; "a historical character" [syn: historical]
2: important in history; "the historic first voyage to outer