Definitions for pax romanaˈpæks roʊˈmeɪ nə, -ˈmɑ-, ˈpɑks

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Pax Ro•ma•naˈpæks roʊˈmeɪ nə, -ˈmɑ-, ˈpɑks(n.)

  1. the peace imposed by ancient Rome on its dominions.

    Category: Ancient History

Origin of Pax Romana:

1880–85; < L: Roman peace

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pax Romana(noun)

    the Roman peace; the long period of peace enforced on states in the Roman Empire

Wiktionary

  1. Pax Romana(ProperNoun)

    The long period of relative peace and minimal expansion by military force experienced by the Roman Empire between 27 BC and 180 AD.

  2. Origin: From Latin. Coined by Edward Gibbon.

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  1. Pax Romana

    Pax Romana was the long period of relative peace and minimal expansion by military force experienced by the Roman Empire in the 1st and 2nd centuries AD. Since it was established by Caesar Augustus it is sometimes called Pax Augusta. Its span was about 207 years.

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