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Word of the Day

Monday, April 16, 2018

Interregnum

in-ter-reg-nuh m / noun

Definition:
A period during which the normal functions of government or control are suspended.

Example:
After the mayor died an interregnum occurred until a new election was held.

Credit: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interregnum

Submitted by: Bettina Allen