Interregnum



[in-ter-reg-nuh m] /ˌɪn tərˈrɛg nəm/

noun, plural interregnums, interregna
[in-ter-reg-nuh] /ˌɪn tərˈrɛg nə/ (Show IPA)
1.
an interval of time between the close of a sovereign’s reign and the accession of his or her normal or legitimate successor.
2.
any period during which a state has no ruler or only a temporary executive.
3.
any period of freedom from the usual authority.
4.
any pause or interruption in continuity.
/ˌɪntəˈrɛɡnəm/
noun (pl) -nums, -na (-nə)
1.
an interval between two reigns, governments, incumbencies, etc
2.
any period in which a state lacks a ruler, government, etc
3.
a period of absence of some control, authority, etc
4.
a gap in a continuity
n.

1570s, from Latin interregnum, literally “between-reign,” from inter- (see inter-) + regnum (see reign). In the republic, a vacancy in the consulate.

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