Definition of 'interwar'
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The interwar period sets are equally virtuosic.The Times Literary Supplement (2010) The Times Literary Supplement (2008) DOT.CON (2001) Warfare in the Twentieth Century (1988) Warfare in the Twentieth Century (1988)
The view that the war was a prolonged and senseless bloodbath grew in the interwar years, especially in literary circles.Christianity Today (2000) Fascists and Conservatives (1990)
The curators have set out to draw together the threads left dangling from Shanghai's glamorous interwar years.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Predictably enough, the opening of the programme covered his early adult life, an enviable romp through the interwar period.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
With white walls, red round pillars and flat roofs, the house references the international style of the interwar period pretty heavily.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
War did cast a long shadow, at least in political terms, and draconian laws were introduced against birth control and abortion in the interwar period.Warfare in the Twentieth Century (1988)
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