Definition of historically adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    historically

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//hɪˈstɒrɪkli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//hɪˈstɔːrɪkli//
     
     
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  1. 1in a way that is connected with the past The book is historically inaccurate. Historically, there has always been a great deal of rivalry between the two families. a historically based film/movie
  2. 2in a way that is connected with the study of history historically significant documents