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antebellum

Dating before or existing before the US Civil War (1861–1865).
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Furthermore, the power of the Executive (Presidency) within that federal government increased dramatically during the Civil War and has remained much stronger than was ever intended in the ante bellum period.
Frequent use of technical terms such as entrepot without adequate definition will be problematic for the general reader, as will the author's much-repeated use of ante bellum, a term little used by Michiganians and in standard Michigan histories.
For although there are plenty of rhinestones for the space cowgirls of 2000 and beyond, this isn't about fish tail frills and the sequinned ante bellum gowns of Dolly and her like.
If you don't get this, check on the ante bellum South.
Hence Britain's essentially defensive policy and her insistence on the status quo ante bellum in her efforts to end the second Russo-Turkish war -- or, in other words, Pitt's so-called federative system' of collective security for smaller powers.
Curiously, Robert's elegant new home, complete with sturdy white columns out front, has a distinctly ante bellum feel to it.
Fiat justitia, ruat coelum, Post mortem unum, ante bellum, Hic jacet hoc, ex-parte res, Politicum e-conomico est.
Frederick had to evacuate Saxony and accept the status quo ante bellum.
It is also said that the two issues cannot be linked, but once the status quo ante bellum has been restored in Kuwait, other questions, including that of occupied Palestine and Iraq's claims to disputed territories can and should be taken up.