interregnum

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ˌɪntəɹˈɹɛɡnəm/

Noun[change]

Singular
interregnum

Plural
interregnums or interregna

  1. The period of time between the end of a sovereign's reign and the beginning of the reign of another sovereign.
  2. A period of time during which normal executive leadership is suspended or interrupted.