Definitions

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  • n. The time period between wars.

Etymologies

Latin inter (between) + bellum (war) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The past century witnessed the cataclysm of World War I, the rise of collectivist dictatorships during the interbellum, World War II and the Holocaust, Stalinism and the societal chaos of 1968.

    How Europe Lost Faith in Its Own Civilization

  • The past century witnessed the cataclysm of World War I, the rise of collectivist dictatorships during the interbellum, World War II and the Shoa, Stalinism and the societal chaos of 1968 and the years thereafter.

    The Roots of Europe's Cultural Masochism

  • Clinton doesn't have to have ordered it for it to be connected, just as interbellum news organizations weren't actually telling people to go of pogrom, but sure were responsible.

    Obama Campaign Offices In Terre Haute Targeted By Bomb Threats

  • On the other hand, Leśniewski's concerns for the proprieties of quotation and use/mention, the object-language/metalanguage distinction, canons of correct definition, and his development of Mereology as the dominant formal theory of part and whole have all passed into the mainstream, and the logical expertise he helped to instil into a generation of Poles contributed in large part to making Warsaw the premier interbellum location for mathematical logic.

    Stanisław Leśniewski

  • There had been the World Wars, and the cold-war interbellum periods -- rising birth rates, huge demands on the public treasury for armaments, with the public taxed to the saturation point, and no money left for the schools.

    Null-ABC

  • This interbellum Pax Americana gave birth to the concept of "globalization," as new markets opened up and emerging middle class societies in Asia, Africa and Latin America provided us with millions (if not billions) of new consumers for all our goods and services.

    The Toad Stool by Alan Wolk

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