Definitions

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  • n. An interregnum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An interregnum.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An interregnum.

Etymologies

Compare French interrègne. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Probably delivered in the interreign and civil war at Pekah's death; for Ho 7: 7, "all their kings ... fallen," refers to the murder of

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Thus Holland wrote ‘cirque’, but we ‘circus’; ‘cense’, but we ‘census’; ‘interreign’, but we ‘interregnum’; Sylvester ‘cest’, but we ‘cestus’; ‘quirry’, but we ‘equerry’; ‘colosse’, but we still ‘colossus’; Golding ‘ure’, but we

    English Past and Present

  • -- [MS. Alternative reading.] _Yet through this murky interreign of Woe_.

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 4

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