A metaphor is a figure of speech that refers to one thing by mentioning another thing via comparison, fictionalizing and expression. This study is revealing, in terms of metaphor concept, what the perceptions of the secondary school students with relate to "History" term is. Accordingly, comments of 160 students who are educating in secondary schools in Karabuk city center are referred. In this research, the secondary school students' perceptions about "History" term are tried to be determined via metaphors. The obtained data were analyzed with content analysis method by using the phenomenological pattern in terms of qualitative research method. As a result of this analysis, it has been revealed that metaphor is an effective factor in determining and expressing the perceptions of the secondary education students about "History" term.