Pax Britannica

Latin noun phrase

Pax Bri·​tan·​ni·​ca ˌpäks-bri-ˈta-ni-kə How to pronounce Pax Britannica (audio)
: British peace
used for the period of relative tranquility from circa 1815 to 1914 in the regions to which Britain's power extended

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“Pax Britannica.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pax%20Britannica. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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