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post-bellum

/ˈpəʊstˈbɛləm/
adjective
1.
(prenominal) of or during the period after a war, esp the American Civil War
Word Origin
C19: Latin post after + bellum war
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Word Origin and History for post-bellum
adj.

also postbellum, used in U.S. South from 1874 in reference to American Civil War; see post- + bellicose.

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