Definition of Interregnum

1. Noun. The time between two reigns, governments, etc..

Generic synonyms: Interim, Lag, Meantime, Meanwhile



Definition of Interregnum

1. n. The time during which a throne is vacant between the death or abdication of a sovereign and the accession of his successor.

Definition of Interregnum

1. Noun. The period of time between the end of a sovereign's reign and the accession of another sovereign. ¹

2. Noun. A period of time during which normal executive leadership is suspended or interrupted. ¹

3. Noun. An intermission in any order of succession; any breach of continuity in action or influence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Interregnum

1. [n -NA or -NUMS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interregnum

interreacted
interreacting
interreaction
interreactions
interreacts
interred
interreducibility
interreducible
interreflection
interreflections
interregent
interregents
interreges
interregional
interregna
interregnum (current term)
interregnums
interreign
interreigns
interrelate
interrelated
interrelatedly
interrelatedness
interrelatednesses
interrelates
interrelating
interrelation
interrelational
interrelations
interrelationship

Literary usage of Interregnum

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1. The Empire and the Papacy, 918-1273 by Thomas Frederick Tout (1899)
"the Great interregnum in Germany —Rivalry of Richard of Cornwall and Alfonso of Castile—Destruction oi the German Kingdom—The Triumph of the Princes and the ..."

2. The Holy Roman Empire by James Bryce Bryce (1892)
"The interregnum is by some Conrad IV till Rudolfs accession Richard's election ; by others, as c Surnamed, from his scientific the whole period from the ..."

3. The History of Rome by Wilhelm Ihne (1871)
"BOOK I. The interregnum. The election of Numa. The wis- dnm of Numa. ... And this intermediate government or interregnum lasted a whole year; for the Romans ..."

4. History of the United Netherlands: From the Death of William the Silent to by John Lothrop Motley (1873)
"Ill•timed interregnum in the Provinces—Firmness of the English and Dutch People — Factions during Leicester's Government — Democratic Theories of the ..."

5. History of the Church and State in Norway from the Tenth to the Sixteenth by Thomas Benjamin Willson (1903)
"interregnum—The Strife in Denmark—The Count's War—Duke Kristian successful—Affairs in Norway—Frederick, Count Palatine, a candidate—Archbishop Olaf ..."

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