1. historic period an era of history having some distinctive feature
  2. abstract existing only in the mind
  3. historical record writing having historical value
  4. historically throughout the past
  5. historical of or relating to the study of recorded time
  6. historical paper writing having historical value
  7. historical present the use of the present tense to describe past actions or states
  8. historic belonging to the past
  9. historicalness significance owing to its history
  10. hysterically in a hysterical manner
  11. historied having an illustrious past
  12. strategic buyout an acquisition based on analysis of the benefits of consolidation in anticipation of increased earning power
  13. hysterical characterized by a state of violent mental agitation
  14. histrionic overly dramatic or emotional
  15. historical document writing having historical value
  16. district a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
  17. historiography the writing of history
  18. histologist anatomist who specializes in the microscopic study of animal tissues
  19. hysterectomy surgical removal of the uterus
  20. historiographer a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it