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postbellum

[pohst-bel-uh m] /poʊstˈbɛl əm/
adjective
1.
occurring after a war, especially after the American Civil War:
postbellum reforms.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; < Latin post bellum after the war
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  • Optimists waited in vain for writers of the postbellum generations to fulfill their hopes.
  • In the postbellum period, biloxi again emerged as a vacation spot.

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