Pax Romana[päks rō mä′nä, paks rō mā′nə]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- the comparative peace brought about by Roman rule over the Mediterranean world (27 - 180)
- any such relatively peaceful political condition resulting from the dominance of a large power
Origin: L, Roman peace
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Pax Romana - Cultural Definition
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