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historiographer


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Historiographer  \His*to`ri*og"ra*pher\,  n.  [L.  historiographus 
  Gr  ?;  ?  history  +  ?  to  write:  cf  F.  historiographe.] 
  An  historian;  a  writer  of  history;  especially,  one  appointed 
  or  designated  to  write  a  history;  also  a  title  bestowed  by 
  some  governments  upon  historians  of  distinction. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  historiographer 
  n  :  a  person  who  is  an  authority  on  history  and  who  studies  it 
  and  writes  about  it  [syn:  {historian}] 




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