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

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peace

the state prevailing during the absence of war

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Pax Romana

[paks roh-mey-nuh, –mah-, pahks; Latin pahks roh-mah-nah]

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noun
  1. the terms of peace imposed by ancient Rome on its dominions.
  2. any state of peace imposed by a strong nation on weaker or defeated nations.
  3. an uneasy or hostile peace.
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Origin of Pax Romana

1880–85; < Latin: Roman peace
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British Dictionary definitions for pax romana

Pax Romana

noun
  1. the Roman peace; the long period of stability under the Roman Empire
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Pax Romana

[(pahks, paks roh-mah-nuh)]

Latin for “the Roman peace”; the peace enforced by ancient Rome within the boundaries of its empire.

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