The definition of a historian is an expert in the study of past events.noun
A person who studies the Civil War is an example of a historian.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a writer of history
- an authority on or specialist in history
Origin: MFr historien
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- A writer, student, or scholar of history.
- One who writes or compiles a chronological record of events; a chronicler.