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Meaning of Pax Romana

Pax Ro•ma•na

Pronunciation: (paks' rō-mā'nu, -mä'-, päks' Lat. päks' rō-mä'nä), [key]
  1. the terms of peace imposed by ancient Rome on its dominions.
  2. any state of peace imposed by a strong nation on weaker or defeated nations.
  3. an uneasy or hostile peace.
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