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noun as in coalition government

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So what you have is that strange interregnum, where people are queueing around the corner.

Nearly every state is currently reporting mortality figures resembling the interregnum last summer or last October, between peaks that began in June and again in the fall.

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The researchers noticed that one colony’s chirps began to vary in the interregnum after their queen died, only to fall in line with a new monarch’s dialect when she took the throne.

Costner was an earnest man for an earnest time: the patriotic, self-serious interregnum between Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton.

Most comically of all, I will never forget the brief Al-Sharpton-has-been-redeemed interregnum.

Throughout the bitter four-month interregnum, President Herbert Hoover had tried to get FDR to endorse joint policy statements.

The establishment of a British Consulate there, after a long interregnum, was either the cause or excuse for an outbreak.

Thus the Civil War and the Interregnum (1642-60) may be regarded as marking a watershed in the financial history of the country.

I do pity you, with the drunken Christmas workmen keeping you in this uncomfortable interregnum.

Moreover, the severest prohibitions were naturally mitigated during an interregnum.

Thus did the hours creep on until darkness with its interregnum of peace had fallen on the city.


On this page you'll find 291 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to interregnum, such as: interim, interruption, interval, meanwhile, recess, and while.

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