(in New Zealand) the statutory body concerned with the conservation of historic buildings, esp with ancient Māori sites
[his-tuh-reed, his-treed] /ˈhɪs tə rid, ˈhɪs trid/ adjective 1. abounding in notable ; having an illustrious past; storied: Italy is a richly historied land.
[his-tuh-ree, his-tree] /ˈhɪs tə ri, ˈhɪs tri/ noun, plural histories. 1. the branch of knowledge dealing with past events. 2. a continuous, systematic narrative of past events as relating to a particular people, country, period, person, etc., usually written as a chronological account; chronicle: a history of France; a medical history of the patient. 3. […]
[hi-stawr-ee-og-ruh-fer, -stohr-] /hɪˌstɔr iˈɒg rə fər, -ˌstoʊr-/ noun 1. a historian, especially one appointed to write an official history of a group, period, or institution. 2. an official historian, as of a court, institution, or cultural or learned society. /hɪˌstɔːrɪˈɒɡrəfə/ noun 1. a historian, esp one concerned with historical method and the writings of other […]
[hi-stawr-ee-og-ruh-fee, -stohr-] /hɪˌstɔr iˈɒg rə fi, -ˌstoʊr-/ noun, plural historiographies. 1. the body of literature dealing with historical matters; histories collectively. 2. the body of techniques, theories, and principles of historical research and presentation; methods of historical scholarship. 3. the narrative presentation of history based on a critical examination, evaluation, and selection of material from […]