postbellum

adjective
post·bel·lum | \ˌpōs(t)-ˈbe-ləm \

Definition of postbellum 

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the period following a war and especially following the American Civil War

First Known Use of postbellum

1874, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for postbellum

Latin post bellum after the war

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