Definition of 'natural history'
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The winding path down from the top of the building heads through millions of years of natural history. The Sun (2016)Putting natural history subjects behind him, he became a landscape painter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It’s a wonderful natural history book, but it’s so much more than that. Smithsonian Mag (2017)It's imposing and dramatic - and can teach us a little about our natural history too. The Sun (2017)This is more of a miracle than a natural history programme. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At times, natural history makes you feel ten years old again. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many are technical about natural history and habitat, but there are social and economic ones too. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But they were presented in the homely and familiar context of British natural history. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If you take one message away from the anthropologist's natural history of disgust it should be that. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I fear that this is also the way some still understand the long sweep of natural history. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)We're a bit ropey on art and natural history but other than that we are good to go. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The final point is that quicker access to services reduces rather than enhances the ability of people to learn about the natural history of minor complaints. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I was mainly into natural history. The Sun (2012)The ghosts at Europe's natural history museums are rattling their chains. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)The National Trust keeps this place for human and for natural history. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When he talks about the passing of time - of how our natural history has made us what we are - you can almost hear him sighing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'natural history'
British English: natural history NOUN
Natural history is the study of animals and plants and other living things.
Schools regularly bring children to the beach for natural history lessons.
- American English: natural history
- Brazilian Portuguese: história natural
- Chinese: 自然史
- European Spanish: historia natural
- French: histoire naturelle
- German: Naturkunde
- Italian: storia naturale
- Japanese: 博物学
- Korean: 자연사
- European Portuguese: história natural
- Spanish: historia natural
Definition of natural history from the Collins English Dictionary
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