Definition of Pax Romana in English:

Pax Romana


mass noun
  • The peace which existed between nationalities within the Roman Empire.

    • ‘Ideally the planet earth would be in a Pax Romana of sorts.’
    • ‘The dream that one could not only conquer, but in so doing create a Pax Romana, a vast area of peace, prosperity and unity of ideas, was a genuine inspiration.’


Mid 19th century: Latin, literally ‘Roman peace’.


Pax Romana

/ˌpaks rəʊˈmɑːnə/