- The definition of historic is something that will be important for a very long time.
An example of historic is the time the first time man landed on the moon; an historic event.
historic definition by Webster's New World
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- having, or likely to have, lasting significance or importance: a historic occasion
- Now Rare historical
Origin: Classical Latin historicus ; from Classical Greek historikos
historic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Having importance in or influence on history.