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Historic period   /hɪstˈɔrɪk pˈɪriəd/   Listen
Historic period

An era of history having some distinctive feature.  Synonym: age.

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"Historic period" Quotes from Famous Books

... brute preponderance of strength decided all. In the last stage, there will be no question in debate, no exercise of executive authority on either side; all being settled by a spontaneous harmony of privileges and renunciations on both sides. But in the intermediate stages, covering the whole historic period thus far, man has sought to justify himself in ...
— The Friendships of Women • William Rounseville Alger

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