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antebellum

adjective an·te·bel·lum \ˌan-ti-ˈbe-ləm\

: occurring in the southern U.S. during the time before the American Civil War

Full Definition of ANTEBELLUM

:  existing before a war; especially :  existing before the American Civil War

Origin of ANTEBELLUM

Latin ante bellum before the war
First Known Use: circa 1847

Other History Terms

agonistic, carpetbagger, enceinte, fief, historiography, paladin

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