antebellum

(redirected from Ante bellum)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

antebellum

Dating before or existing before the US Civil War (1861–1865).
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
Other exceptional offers from GORP's "Hot Deals" include a multi-sport vacation in the Oregon's Cascades Mountains (walking, hiking, rafting, canoeing, mountain biking); bicycling the beautiful Natches Trace through the ante bellum South; a Montana Family Adventure featuring hiking, horseback riding, rafting, fishing and mountain biking; bicycle tours of Ireland; hiking and sea kayaking in the Andes and the Amazon River; snorkeling and diving for ten days in Hawaii, and many others.
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.
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.