• (RP) IPA: /hɪˈstɔːɹɪən/, /hɪˈstɔəɹɪən/
  • (GA) IPA: /hɪˈstɔɹi.ən/

historian (plural historians)

  1. A writer of history; a chronicler; an annalist.
  2. One who studies or researches history.
  3. (medicine) One who recounts their own medical history.
    • 2007, Joyce E. Dains, ‎Linda Ciofu Baumann, ‎Pamela Scheibel, Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care
      The patient is unconscious when the syncopal event takes place and therefore is a poor historian.
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