HyperDic: historic_period

English > 1 sense of the expression historic period:
NOUNtimehistoric period, agean era of history having some distinctive feature
English > historic period: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningAn era of history having some distinctive feature.
Synonymage
InstancesBaroque, Baroque era, Baroque periodThe historic period from about 1600 until 1750 when the baroque style of art, architecture, and music flourished in Europe
Depression, Great DepressionA period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide / worldwide / worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment
Elizabethan ageA period in British history during the reign of Elizabeth I in the 16th century
Enlightenment, Age of ReasonA movement in Europe from about 1650 until 1800 that advocated the use of reason and individualism instead of tradition and established doctrine
Harlem RenaissanceA period in the 1920s when African-American achievements in art and music and literature flourished
Industrial Revolution, technological revolutionThe transformation from an agricultural to an industrial nation
Italian RenaissanceThe early period when Italy was the center of the Renaissance
Middle Ages, Dark AgesThe period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
New DealThe historic period (1933-1940) in the United States during which President Franklin Roosevelt's economic policies were implemented
Reconstruction, Reconstruction PeriodThe period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union
Reign of TerrorThe historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed
Renaissance, RenascenceThe period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world
RestorationThe reign of Charles II in England
Victorian ageA period in British history during the reign of Queen Victoria in the 19th century
Part ofhistoryThe aggregate of past events
NarrowerJazz AgeThe 1920s in the United States characterized in the novels of F. Scott Fitzgerald as a period of wealth, youthful exuberance, and carefree hedonism
antiquityThe historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
golden ageAny period (sometimes imaginary) of great peace and prosperity and happiness
reignThe period during which a monarch is sovereign
turn of the centuryThe period from about ten years before to ten years after a new century
Broaderera, epochA period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
Spanishépoca, era, periodo histórico, período histórico
Catalanèpoca, era, període històric

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