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velvet divorce

noun

a nonviolent parting of political regions that were once united, esp. referring to Czechoslovakia's separating into Czech Republic and Slovakia; also written Velvet Divorce

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modeled on velvet revolution

velvet divorce

noun

See velvet divorce

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