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English definition of “Pax”

Pax

noun [U]     /pæks/
a period of peace that has been forced on a large area , such as an empire or even the whole world , by the most powerful nation of that time : 'Pax Romana' (= the peace forced by Rome on its empire ) The vice president promised that there would be no attempt to impose a 'Pax Americana' on the region .PeaceDiplomacy and mediation
(Definition of Pax noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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