[hi-stawr-uh-sahyz, -stor-]
verb (used without object), historicized, historicizing.
to interpret something as a product of historical development.
verb (used with object), historicized, historicizing.
to narrate as history; render historic.
Also, especially British, historicise.

1840–50; historic + -ize

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