Meaning of interregnum
Pronunciation: (in"tur-reg'num), [key]
— pl. -nums, -na
- an interval of time between the close of a sovereign's reign and the accession of his or her normal or legitimate successor.
- any period during which a state has no ruler or only a temporary executive.
- any period of freedom from the usual authority.
- any pause or interruption in continuity.
- interregnum (Thesaurus)