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adjective as in momentous, remarkable

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Hotel occupancy in the United States plunged to 44 percent last year, a historic low, according to STR, a travel research company.

Fortunately, in the midst of all this while I am still waiting, a presidential election with historic results took place in the United States.

Loyola wasn’t ranked in the AP or coaches’ poll until it entered this week, and a double-digit seed would be a snub of historic proportions.

You’ll disembark at Montana’s East Glacier Park station, then spend three nights at the historic Glacier Park Lodge, built by the Great Northern Railway.

Local reporter and historian John Muller leads the walk through the neighborhood, which explores historic and contemporary politics, architecture and folklore.

And black fury toward cops today is fueled by historic economic disparities and by the economic disaster of the past decade plus.

And, most importantly, homicide was at an historic low, meaning more lives were being saved.

The academic, historic, and geopolitical nonsense that Khomeinism equals Iran has lasted long enough.

A historic hilltop village in Sicily is selling homes for $1.25 each in exchange for long-term investment and restoration.

That is the path followed by the nonprofit Global Heritage Fund as it raises funds to protect historic sites.

And he wished also to restore her to her natural setting, with the greatest degree of historic accuracy.

In the historic record of Jacob's life no account is given of God's making an oath to him.

Lifted to the skies for an hour by popular adulation, he has been sunk into obscurity ever since by historic contempt.

The goldfields of Australia are historic, and the silver, lead and zinc mines of Broken Hill deserve particular mention.

The road from London to Southampton is one of the oldest in the Kingdom and passes many places of historic interest.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to historic, such as: consequential, extraordinary, famous, important, memorable, and significant.

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