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belligerency

noun bel·lig·er·en·cy \-rən(t)-sē\

Definition of BELLIGERENCY

1
:  the state of being at war or in conflict; specifically :  the status of a legally recognized belligerent state or nation

First Known Use of BELLIGERENCY

1815

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