status quo ante bellum

Latin phrase
sta·​tus quo an·​te bel·​lum | \ ˈstä-tu̇s-kwō-ˌän-te-ˈbe-lu̇m How to pronounce status quo ante bellum (audio) \

Definition of status quo ante bellum

: the state existing before the war

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