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  • 1 suspension of hostilities — index peace Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 suspension — sus|pen|sion [səˈspenʃən] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(stopping something)¦ 2¦(making somebody leave)¦ 3¦(part of a vehicle)¦ 4¦(liquid)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(STOPPING SOMETHING)¦[U] when something is officially stopped for a period of time suspension of ▪ Both sides… …

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  • 3 suspension — A temporary stop, a temporary delay, interruption, or cessation. Thus, we speak of a suspension of the writ of habeas corpus, of a statute, of the power of alienating an estate, of a person in office, etc. A temporary cutting off or debarring one …

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  • 4 truce — truce, *cease fire, armistice, peace are comparable when they mean a state of suspension of hostilities or an agreement for suspending hostilities. The first three terms are commonly interchangeable and each of them can sometimes replace peace,… …

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  • 5 Minor campaigns of 1815 — On 1 March 1815 Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from his imprisonment on the isle of Elba, and launched a bid to recover his empire. A confederation of European powers pledged to stop him. During the period known as the Hundred Days Napoleon chose to… …

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  • 6 William McKinley: War Message — ▪ Primary Source              The Spanish government sincerely wished to avoid war with the United States but faced tremendous internal problems coupled with a military situation in Cuba that had gotten out of control. In an effort to appease the …

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  • 7 truce — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. armistice, peace, respite, delay; cessation, lull. See pacification. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. armistice, peace agreement, respite, lull, amnesty, treaty of peace, terms, suspension of arms, pause,… …

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  • 8 armistice — /ahr meuh stis/, n. a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement of the warring parties; truce: World War I ended with the armistice of 1918. [1655 65; < F < ML armistitium, equiv. to L armi (comb. form of arma ARM2) + stitium a stopping… …

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  • 9 Truce of God — • A temporary suspension of hostilities, as distinct from the Peace of God which is perpetual Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Truce of God     Truce of God      …

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  • 10 Israel — /iz ree euhl, ray /, n. 1. a republic in SW Asia, on the Mediterranean: formed as a Jewish state May 1948. 5,534,672; 7984 sq. mi. (20,679 sq. km). Cap.: Jerusalem. 2. the people traditionally descended from Jacob; the Hebrew or Jewish people. 3 …

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  • 11 Convention — Con*ven tion, n. [L. conventio: cf. F. convention. See {Convene}, v. i.] 1. The act of coming together; the state of being together; union; coalition. [1913 Webster] The conventions or associations of several particles of matter into bodies of… …

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  • 12 Hamas — /hah mahs/, n. a Palestinian Islamic movement engaged in grass roots organizing and terrorism against Israel. [ < Ar hamas, lit., zeal] * * * acronym of Ḥarakat al Muqāwimah al Islāmiyyah ( Islamic Resistance Movement ) (Arabic; Zeal ) Militant… …

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  • 13 Pacification — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Pacification >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 pacification pacification conciliation Sgm: N 1 reconciliation reconciliation reconcilement Sgm: N 1 shaking of hands shaking of hands accommodation arrangement adjustment Sgm …

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  • 14 First Taranaki War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict = First Taranaki War partof = New Zealand land wars caption = date = March 17, 1860 to March 18, 1861 place = Taranaki, New Zealand territory = result = Indecisive status = combatant1 =flagicon|New Zealand New… …

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  • 15 Italian campaigns of the French Revolutionary Wars — The Italian campaigns of the French Revolutionary Wars (1792 1802) were a series of conflicts fought principally in Northern Italy between the French Revolutionary Army and a Coalition of Austria, Russia, Piedmont Sardinia, and a number of other… …

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  • 16 Berthold — • Bishop, Apostle of the Livonians, killed 24 July, 1198, in a crusade against the pagan Livonians who threatened destruction to all Christians that lived in their territory Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Berthold     Berthold …

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  • 17 Oñate treaty — Iñigo Vélez de Guevara, conde de Oñate The Spanish Road : Spanish possessions in orange and purple, Austria in green. Main road in red, along the …

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  • 18 peace — n: a state of tranquillity or quiet: as a: a state of security or order within a community provided for by law or custom keeping the peace b: freedom from civil disturbance Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 19 cease-fire — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. truce (See pacification). II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. truce, armistice, suspension of hostilities. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) (or ceasefire) noun A temporary cessation of hostilities by mutual… …

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  • 20 detente — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. [day TAHNT] an easing of hostilities between nations. Following the treaty was an extended period of detente. SYN.: relaxation, cooling off, easing, peace, quietude, relief, tranquility, harmony,… …

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