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1) when an event, person, or place is deleted from historical text because of a: a country does not want citizens to know things b: can be used to blackmail or as leverage against person or group of people c: a senile writer forgets to put it in text
2) when someone erases something from their memory because of possible embarrassment or traumatic effects
1) The U.S.A teaches children that the explorer Christopher Columbus discovered america to protect their innocence by historaleting the fact that Leif Eriksson, the son of a mass murderer, was the true discoverer.

2) John historaleted the time he peed his pants in class to prevent trauma to his self-esteem.
by Corey Griffin Sobotka December 10, 2007
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