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armistice

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noun ar·mi·stice \ˈär-mə-stəs\

Simple Definition of armistice

  • : an agreement to stop fighting a war

Full Definition of armistice

  1. :  temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement between the opponents :  truce

Examples of armistice

  1. <both sides in the conflict agreed to an armistice during the solemn holy days>



Origin of armistice

French or New Latin; French, from New Latin armistitium, from Latin arma + -stitium (as in solstitium solstice)


First Known Use: 1706


ARMISTICE Defined for Kids

armistice

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noun ar·mi·stice \ˈär-mə-stəs\

Definition of armistice

  1. :  a pause in fighting brought about by agreement between the two sides





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