[n] the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings; "he teaches Medieval history"; "history takes the long view"
[n] all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge; "the dawn of recorded history"; "from the beginning of history"
[n] a record or narrative description of past events; "a history of France"; "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"; "the story of exposure to lead"
[n] the aggregate of past events; "a critical time in the school's history"
[n] the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future; "all of human history"
account, chronicle, story
ancient history, annals, antiquity, arts, biography, case history, chronological record, cognition, continuum, dark ages, etymology, historic period, historical document, historical paper, historical record, humanistic discipline, humanities, knowledge, liberal arts, life, life history, life story, middle ages, noesis, past, past times, recital, record, Renaissance, yesteryear, yore