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English definition of “the rest is history”

the rest is history

everything that happened since then is well known: The Beatles had their first hit record in 1962 and the rest is history.InterjectionsSounds used as interjections
(Definition of the rest is history from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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