Definition of HISTORY
a : a chronological record of significant events (as affecting a nation or institution) often including an explanation of their causes b : a treatise presenting systematically related natural phenomena c : an account of a patient's medical background d : an established record <a prisoner with a history of violence>
: a branch of knowledge that records and explains past events<medieval history>
a : events that form the subject matter of a history b : events of the past c : one that is finished or done for <the winning streak was history><you're history> d : previous treatment, handling, or experience (as of a metal)
"They say I'm old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!"
— Dr. Seuss