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an·te·bel·lum

 (ăn′tē-bĕl′əm)
adj.
Belonging to the period before a war, especially the American Civil War.

[From Latin ante bellum, before the war : ante, before; see ante- + bellum, war.]
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antebellum

(ˌæntɪˈbɛləm)
adj
of or during the period before a war, esp the American Civil War: the antebellum South.
[Latin ante bellum, literally: before the war]
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an•te•bel•lum

(ˈæn tiˈbɛl əm)

adj.
before or existing before the war, esp. the American Civil War.
[1860–65; < Latin ante bellum]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.antebellum - belonging to a period before a war especially the American Civil Warantebellum - belonging to a period before a war especially the American Civil War
nonmodern - not modern; of or characteristic of an earlier time
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antebellum

[ˈæntɪˈbeləm] ADJprebélico (particularmente referido a la guerra civil norteamericana)
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Daugherty's affection for Savannah with its "verdant town squares," antebellum architecture and its ongoing gentrification of old buildings further elevates the book.
But Roswell's lovely old plantation houses survived in three stunning examples of classic antebellum architecture. Known collectively as the Southern Trilogy, each one is well worth seeing in its own right.
The state lures productions with aggressive incentives, an experienced crew base, mild climate and the antebellum architecture of Charleston.