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1: One who is absolutely obsessed and fascinated by the events and workings of history.

2: A term created by combining historian {one who studies past events, particularly human affairs} and phile (from the Greek philos, to love} to describe one who is irrevocably attracted to, consumed by, and fixated on history in such a way that it will come up in almost every conversation.
Character 1: "Man, you're such a historophile."

Character 2: "No I'm not, Herodotus, the father of history or author of much of Rome's history, Polybius, could be considered more of a historophile than me."

Character 1: "My point exactly dude."
by historophile December 07, 2009

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