Truce of God


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a suspension of arms promulgated by the church, which occasionally took place in the Middle Ages, putting a stop to private hostilities at or within certain periods.

See also: Truce

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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