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"historian" in British English

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historiannoun [C]

uk   /hɪˈstɔː.ri.ən/  us   /-ˈstɔːr.i-/
C1 someone who writes about or ​studieshistory
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(Definition of historian from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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historiannoun [C]

 us   /hɪˈstɔr·i·ən, -ˈstoʊr-/
someone who writes about or ​studieshistory
(Definition of historian from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “historian”
in Arabic مُؤَرِّخ…
in Korean 역사학자…
in Portuguese historiador, -ora…
in Catalan historiador, -a…
in Japanese 歴史学者, 歴史家…
in Chinese (Simplified) 历史学家…
in Turkish tarihçi…
in Russian историк…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歷史學家…
in Italian storico, -a…
in Polish historyk…
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