postbellum
adjective Etymology: Latin post bellum after the war Date: 1874 of, relating to, or characteristic of the period following a war and especially following the American Civil War

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  • postbellum — /pohst bel euhm/, adj. occurring after a war, esp. after the American Civil War: postbellum reforms. [1870 75; < L post bellum after the war] * * * …   Universalium

  • postbellum — adjective a) Of the period following a war. b) In the United States, of the period following the Civil War, especially used in reference to the South. Ant: antebellum …   Wiktionary

  • postbellum — adj. of or pertaining to the period after a war; happening after a war, existing after a war (particularly the U.S. Civil War) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • postbellum — post·bellum …   English syllables

  • postbellum — post•bel•lum [[t]poʊstˈbɛl əm[/t]] adj. occurring after a war, esp. after the American Civil War • Etymology: 1870–75; < L post bellum after the war …   From formal English to slang

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