What does antebellum mean?

Definitions for antebellumˈæn tiˈbɛl əm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antebellum(adj)

    belonging to a period before a war especially the American Civil War


  1. antebellum(Adjective)

    Of the time period prior to a war.

    A renewed sense of national pride arose in Hitler's antebellum Germany.

  2. antebellum(Adjective)

    In the United States of America, of the period prior to the American Civil War, especially in reference to the culture of the southern states.

    Slavery was an accepted part of antebellum plantation life.

  3. Origin: From the phrase , from ante + bellum.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of antebellum in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of antebellum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Though Lady Antebellum:

    I would n’t have done this without Hillary and Dave giving me their blessing, lady Antebellum will always be Lady Antebellum.

  2. Hillary Scott:

    After going through everything that I’ve gone through in the past year, but also just the process of making this record, I know I’m coming back into the mindset of Lady Antebellum … I’m very grateful.

  3. Jerald Podair:

    You could draw a line from the antebellum South to the economics of the South today, from the time of the Southern plantation owners, there have been a small group of people in the South who hold the power economically and they don't really distribute the wealth that's created in a democratic way.

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  1. antebellumantebellumantebellum

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