[hur-stuh-ree, hurs-tree]
noun, plural herstories.
history (used especially in feminist literature and in women's studies as an alternative form to distinguish or emphasize the particular experience of women).


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herstory (ˈhɜːstərɪ)
history from a female point of view or as it relates to women
[C20: from changing the initial his in history to her, as if history were derived from his + story rather than from Latin historia]

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