The definition of hiatus is a gap, break or interruption.(noun)
An example of hiatus is the time between a television show's seasons.
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Origin: L, pp. of hiare, to gape < IE base *ĝhē-, ĝhēi- > gap, gasp
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noun pl. hi·a·tus·es or hiatus
Origin: Latin hiātus
Origin: , from
Origin: past participle of hiāre, to gape.
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