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interregnum


The letter lay fallow on the bottom of a Himalayan stack of catalogues and debris that Mrs. Brown had thrust upon me during my interregnum as principal.
Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  the time between two reigns, leaders, or governments
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  • The letter lay fallow on the bottom of a Himalayan stack of catalogues and debris that Mrs. Brown had thrust upon me during my interregnum as principal.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • During this interregnum we begin a very original and interesting series of maneuvers.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Therefore, I saw that here was a sort of interregnum in Providence; for its even-handed equity never could have so gross an injustice.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Period of interregnum and civil war in 1613.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago

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  • *d The new Federal Government commenced its functions in 1789, after an interregnum of two years.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • …woman with an intricately-marbled scar along the baby-fat of one cheek who kept going through rituals of miscarriage each for a different reason, deliberately as others might the ritual of birth, dedicated not to continuity but to some kind of interregnum; an aging night-watchman, nibbling at a bar of Ivory Soap, who had trained his virtuoso stomach to accept also lotions air-fresheners, fabrics, tobaccos and waxes in a hopeless attempt to assimilate it all, all the promise,…
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • Chapter 22 — INTERREGNUM.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Inheritance
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Associated words [difficulty]:   interregnum [8]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   History, Public Policy & Politics, Religion - Christianity
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