in|ter|reg|num

in|ter|reg|num
in|ter|reg|num «IHN tuhr REHG nuhm», noun, plural -nums, -na «-nuh».
1. a period of inactivity; pause.
2. the time between the end of one ruler's reign and the beginning of his successor's reign.
3. any time during which a nation is without its usual ruler.
[< Latin interrēgnum < inter- between + rēgnum reign < rēx, rēgis king, ruler]

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