Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Interregnum
 
Pronunciation: \ˌin-tə-ˈreg-nəm\
 
Definition: (noun)
 
1) a period when normal government is suspended, especially between successive reigns or regimes.
 
2) an interval or pause.
 
Etymology: late 16th century (denoting temporary rule between reigns or during suspension of normal government): from Latin, from inter- ‘between’ + regnum ‘reign.’
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