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noun as in peace-establishing agreement

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On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 when the armistice was signed, over 20 million people had lost their lives.

As an exit strategy, he is probably hoping the west will simply pressure the Ukrainian people into accepting an armistice that gives Russia de jure control over 20% of their nation.

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That the armistice in Watts held for a decade was remarkable.

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Their enduring curiosity revealed the truth of the words uttered by an anguished nurse when the armistice was declared in November 1918, amid an influenza pandemic that left her with no spirit to celebrate.

Life along the Armistice line showcases some of the worst excesses of both sides.

By the time the Armistice was signed in 1918, a British woman aged 16-32 stood only a one-in-ten chance of marriage.

After the Armistice, Brazier hosted one of her popular pig roasts at Col de la Luère, hiring a clown and a marching band.

The fighting had stopped with nothing more solid than an armistice.

Legal jurisdiction would go in accordance with the 1949 armistice agreement.

It was a direct lie to tell the Austrian commander that an armistice had been arranged and the bridge ceded to the French.

So an armistice was agreed to on June 26, and representatives of both sides met to discuss terms.

At Stettin, during the armistice, he entered the fortress and tried to seduce the governor, an ex-Jacobin and erstwhile friend.

The burial of 3,000 Turks by armistice at Anzac seems to have been carried out without a hitch.

Meanwhile, unknown to the Marshal, the Emperor had accepted the Czar's demands for an armistice.


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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to armistice, such as: cease-fire, truce, suspension, and treaty.

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