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Word of the Day 12/06/18 Armistice

Armistice (noun)
armistice [ahr-muh-stis]


noun
1. a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement of the warring parties; truce: World War I ended with the armistice of 1918.

Related forms
post·ar·mi·stice , noun

Related Words for armistice
truce, ceasefire, suspension, treaty

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Origin: 1655–65; < French < Medieval Latin armistitium, equivalent to Latin armi- (combining form of arma arm2) + -stitium a stopping ( stit- (variant stem of sistere to stop; see stand) + -ium -ium)

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