If we’re a country with no history, Who are We? -JDA- August 18, 2017 by John Arwood Leave a Comment You history [his-tuh-ree, his-tree] Spell Syllables Synonyms Examples Word Origin See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com noun, plural histories. 1. the branch of knowledge dealing with past events. 2. a continuous, systematic narrative of past events as relating to aparticular people, country, period, person, etc., usually written as achronological account; chronicle: a history of France; a medical history of the patient. 3. the aggregate of past events.