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The peace which existed between nationalities within the Roman Empire.
- ‘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.’
- ‘Ideally the planet earth would be in a Pax Romana of sorts.’
Mid 19th century: Latin, literally ‘Roman peace’.
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