Pax Romana

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Learned borrowing from Latin pax Rōmāna (literally Roman peace), first used in writing by Seneca the Younger in 55 CE.

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Pax Romana

  1. (historical, Ancient Rome) The long period of relative peace and minimal expansion by military force experienced by the Roman Empire between 27 BCE and 180 CE.
    Synonym: Pax Augusta

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