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  • proper n. The long period of relative peace and minimal expansion by military force experienced by the Roman Empire between 27 BC and 180 AD.

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  • n. the Roman peace; the long period of peace enforced on states in the Roman Empire


From Latin. Coined by Edward Gibbon. (Wiktionary)


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