the Roman peace; the long period of peace enforced on states in the Roman Empire
- Type of:
- peace the state prevailing during the absence of war
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- the terms of peace imposed by ancient Rome on its dominions.
- any state of peace imposed by a strong nation on weaker or defeated nations.
- an uneasy or hostile peace.
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Origin of Pax Romana
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
- the Roman peace; the long period of stability under the Roman Empire
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Latin for “the Roman peace”; the peace enforced by ancient Rome within the boundaries of its empire.
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