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armed neutrality

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See under Neutrality.
  • n. the condition of a neutral power, in time of war, which holds itself ready to resist by force any aggression of either belligerent.

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Examples

  • All of Europe is now so apprehensive that Catherine, Empress of All The Russias, has negotiated a league of armed neutrality between herself and Denmark, Sweden, Prussia, Austria and Sicily.

    Morgan’s Run

  • Franco-German War, he advocated the armed neutrality of Bavaria, but was deserted in the House by a number of his party; he was thus unable to prevent his country's participation in the war and the entrance of Bavaria by the Treaty of Versailles, into the new German

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

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