interwar

adjective

in·​ter·​war ˌin-tər-ˈwȯr How to pronounce interwar (audio)
variants or less commonly inter-war
: occurring or existing in the time between wars and especially between the First and Second World Wars
the interwar period
interwar Germany

Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of interwar was in 1930

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“Interwar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interwar. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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