antebellum


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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.]

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]

an•te•bel•lum

(ˈæn tiˈbɛl əm)

adj.
before or existing before the war, esp. the American Civil War.
[1860–65; < Latin ante bellum]
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
Translations

antebellum

[ˈæntɪˈbeləm] ADJprebélico (particularmente referido a la guerra civil norteamericana)
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