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Pronunciation: \ˈhis-t(ə-)rē
Etymology: Middle English histoire, historie, from Anglo-French estoire, histoire, from Latin historia, from Greek, inquiry, history, from histōr, istōr: knowing, learned; akin to Greek eidenai: to know — more at wit.

1: His story. Supposedly objective, it is always written with a specific subjective point of view. Usually, it is also
written by the winners.

2: In Merriam-Webster Online: a chronological record of significant events
(as affecting a nation or institution) often including an explanation of their causes.

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