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From Middle English, from Template:Fro {{fro|estoire}}, {{ Template:Fro/script |[[estorie#Template:Fro|estorie]]|face=term|lang=fro}} (chronicle, history, story) (French {{fr|histoire}}), from {{la|historia}}, from Ancient Greek {{ Template:Grc/script |ἱστορία|face=term|lang=grc}} (learning through research, narration of what is learned), from {{ Template:Grc/script |ἱστορέω|face=term|lang=grc}} (to learn through research, to inquire), from {{ Template:Grc/script |ἵστωρ|face=term|lang=grc}} (the one who knows, the expert), from Proto-Indo-European {{ine-pro|*weyd-||see, know}}. Compare {{en|story}}.

Attested in Middle English in 1393 by John Gower, Confessio Amantis,[1] which was aimed at an educated audience familiar with French and Latin.

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History (plural [[~histories#|~histories]])
  1. The aggregate of past events.
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  2. The branch of knowledge that studies the past; the assessment of notable events.
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  3. Template:Cx A set of events involving an entity.
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  4. Template:Cx A record or narrative description of past events.
  5. Template:Cx A list of past and continuing medical conditions of an individual or family.
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  6. Template:Cx A record of previous user events, especially of visited web pages in a browser.
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  7. (Articlesinformal) Something that no longer exists or is no longer relevant.
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  8. Template:Cx Shared experience or interaction.
    There is too much history between them for them to split up now.
    He has had a lot of history with the police.

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History (third-person singular simple present [[histories#|histories]], present participle [[historying#|historying]], simple past and past participle [[historied#|historied]])
  1. (Articlesobsolete) To narrate or record.
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  1. OED
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