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Meaning of INTERREGNUM

Pronunciation:  `intur'regnum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the time between two reigns, governments, etc.
 

INTERREGNUM is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 See Also: interim, lag

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`ter*reg"num\, n.; pl. {Interregnums}. [L., fr.
inter between + regnum dominion, reign. See {Reign}, and cf.
{Interreign}.]
1. The time during which a throne is vacant between the death
   or abdication of a sovereign and the accession of his
   successor.

2. Any period during which, for any cause, the executive
   branch of a government is suspended or interrupted.

 

 

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