Translation of "history" - English-Spanish dictionary

history

noun uk /ˈhɪs·tər·i/

A2 [ no plural ] events that happened in the past

historia
American history

A2 [ no plural ] the study of events in the past

historia
a history book

(Translation of “history” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

history

noun /ˈhistəri/ (plural histories)

the study of events etc that happened in the past

historia
She is studying British history
(also adjective) a history lesson/book.

a description usually in writing of past events, ways of life etc

historia
I’m writing a history of Scotland.

(the description of) the usually interesting events etc associated with (something)

historia
This desk/word has a very interesting history.
historian /-ˈstoː-/ noun

a person who studies (and writes about) history.

historiador
historic /-ˈsto-/ adjective

famous or important in history

histórico
a historic battle.
historical /-ˈsto-/ adjective

of or about history; of or about people or events from history

histórico
historical research
historical novels.

that actually happened or existed, not legendary or mythical

histórico
Was Shakespeare’s character Macbeth a historical person?
historically /-ˈsto-/ adverb

históricamente
a historically important building.
make history

to do something very important, especially to be the first to do something

hacer historia, pasar a la historia
The Wright brothers made history when they were the first to fly an aeroplane.

(Translation of “history” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)