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English definition of “history”

history

noun [C/U] (PAST EVENTS)   /ˈhɪs·tə·ri, -tri/
(the study of) past events considered together, esp. events or developments of a particular period, country, or subject: [U] I’m taking a course in American history. [C] I’m reading a history of jazz (= a book that describes the development of this music).
(Definition of history noun (PAST EVENTS) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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