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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HISTORIOG'RAPHY, n. The art or employment of a historian.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a body of historical literature
2: the writing of history

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1569 1. a. the writing of history; especially the writing of history based on the critical examination of sources, the selection of particulars from the authentic materials, and the synthesis of particulars into a narrative that will stand the test of critical methods b. the principles, theory, and history of historical writing <a course in historiography> 2. the product of historical writing ; a body of historical literature historiographical also historiographic adjective historiographically adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 the writing of history. 2 the study of history-writing. Derivatives: historiographic adj. historiographical adj. Etymology: med.L historiographia f. Gk historiographia (as HISTORY, -GRAPHY)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Historiography His*to`ri*og"ra*phy, n. The art of employment of an historiographer.



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