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armistice Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms
    cease-fire; truce.
WordNet

Ar"mis*tice noun
Etymology
F. armistice, fr. (an assumed word) L. armistitium; arma arms + stare, statum (combining form, -stitum), to stand still.
Definitions
  1. A cessation of arms for a short time, by convention; a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement; a truce.

Webster 1913


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