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Hanover Tweet Definition of Hanover Like Definition of Hanover on Facebook
proper noun
  1. British family that ruled from 1714 to 1901.
  2. Capital of Lower Saxony, Germany. ( http://www.expo.hannover.de/english )
  3. Former province of Prussia, now part of Lower Saxony, Germany.
heiduc Tweet Definition of heiduc Like Definition of heiduc on Facebook
noun
  1. (alternative spelling of, haiduck)
herald Tweet Definition of herald Like Definition of herald on Facebook
noun
  1. A messenger, especially one bringing important news.
    • The blew his trumpet and shouted that the King was dead.
      1. A harbinger, giving signs of things to come.
    • Daffodils are heralds of Spring.
      1. (heraldry): An official whose speciality is heraldry, especially one between the ranks of pursuivant and king of arms.
    • Rouge Dragon is a at the College of Arms.
verb
  1. (transitive) To proclaim, announce, etc. an event.
Daffodils the Spring.
historian Tweet Definition of historian Like Definition of historian on Facebook
noun
  1. A writer of history; a chronicler; an annalist.
  2. One versed or well informed in history.
historic Tweet Definition of historic Like Definition of historic on Facebook
adjective
  1. having importance or significance in history
  2. belonging to the past; historical (see note below)
historical Tweet Definition of historical Like Definition of historical on Facebook
adjective
  1. Pertaining to the history, to what happened in the past.
historicity Tweet Definition of historicity Like Definition of historicity on Facebook
noun (uncountable)
  1. The characteristic of having existed in history.
    The of Jesus is a matter of some debate among scholars.
history Tweet Definition of history Like Definition of history on Facebook
noun (histories)
  1. The aggregate of past events.
History repeats itself if we don"t learn from its mistakes.
Holes in your pant pockets turn your coins into .
  1. The branch of knowledge that study, studies the past; the assessment of notable events.
He teaches at the university.
History will not look kindly on these tyrants.
He dreams of an invention that will make .
  1. A record or narrative description of past events.
  2. (medicine) The list of past and continuing medical conditions of an individual or family.
A personal medical is required for the insurance policy.
He has a of cancer in his family.
  1. (computing) A record of previous user events.
I visted a great site yesterday but forgot the URL; oh! ... luckily I didn't clear my .
Holocaust Tweet Definition of Holocaust Like Definition of Holocaust on Facebook
proper nounthe Holocaust
  1. The mass murder of Jews and other groups by the Nazi regime during World War II.
homage Tweet Definition of homage Like Definition of homage on Facebook
noun
  1. (historical) In feudalism, the promise of a vassal to obey his or her lord.
    • 1593: William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona
    • :We'll do thee , and be rul'd by thee, / Love thee as our commander and our king.
      1. A demonstration of respect, such as towards an individual after their retirement or death
    • 1792: Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Women
    • :When a man squeezes the hand of a pretty woman, ... she will consider such an impertinent freedom in the light of an insult, if she have any true delicacy, instead of being flattered by this unmeaning to beauty.
    • 2006: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/11/nyregion/nyregionspecial3/11bush.html?hp&ex=1158033600&en=e468f88da52557ed&ei=5094&partner=homepage New York Times
    • :It"s appropriate that we pay to them and the sacrifices they made.
      1. An artistic work imitate, imitating another in a flattering style
    • 2002: Dawson's Creek (TV, episode 6.01)
    • :He likes to tell people that it's a Hitchcockian thriller, but that's kind of like saying Happy Gilmore is a to Woody Allen.
housecarl Tweet Definition of housecarl Like Definition of housecarl on Facebook
noun
  1. once, a member of the Scandinavian royal household troops

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