cessation of arms

  • 1 Cessation of arms — Cessation Ces*sa tion (s[e^]s*s[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [F. cessation, L. cessatio, fr. cessare. See {Cease}.] A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final; a stop; as, a cessation of the war. [1913 Webster] The temporary… …

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  • 2 cessation of arms — n. truce, armistice, discontinuance of action (temporary or final) …

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  • 3 Cessation — Ces*sa tion (s[e^]s*s[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [F. cessation, L. cessatio, fr. cessare. See {Cease}.] A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final; a stop; as, a cessation of the war. [1913 Webster] The temporary cessation of the …

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  • 4 Arms shipments from Czechoslovakia to Israel 1947-1949 — Between June 1947 and October 31, 1949 the Jewish agency (later to become the Israeli government) seeking weapons for Operation Balak, made several purchases of weapons in Czechoslovakia, some of them of former German army weapons, captured by… …

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  • 5 Provisional IRA arms importation — The Provisional Irish Republican Army began importing large quantities of weapons and ammunition into Ireland for use in Northern Ireland in the early 1970s. With these weapons it conducted an armed campaign against the British presence in… …

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  • 6 Suspension of arms — Suspension Sus*pen sion, n. [Cf. F. suspension, L. suspensio arched work, imperfect pronunciation. See {Suspend}.] 1. The act of suspending, or the state of being suspended; pendency; as, suspension from a hook. [1913 Webster] 2. Especially,… …

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  • 7 Essex in Ireland — refers to the military campaign pursued in Ireland in 1599 by Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, during the Nine Years War and the Anglo Spanish War. Earlier in that year Queen Elizabeth I of England had been troubled over the choice of a… …

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  • 8 Murrough O'Brien, 1st Earl of Inchiquin — Murrough McDermod O Brien, 1st Earl of Inchiquin and 6th Baron Inchiquin (1614–1674), was known as Murchadh na dTóiteán ( of the conflagrations ).[1] …

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  • 9 Confederate Ireland — Irish Catholic Confederation (Confederation of Kilkenny) Cónaidhm Chaitliceach na hÉireann (Cónaidhm Chill Chainnigh) ← …

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  • 10 List of Ordinances and Acts of the Parliament of England, 1642 to 1660 — This is a list of Ordinances and Acts of the Parliament of England from 1642 to 1660, during the English Civil War and the Interregnum.As King Charles I of England would not assent to Bills from a Parliament at war with him, decrees of Parliament …

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  • 11 Siege of Oxford — The Siege of Oxford was a Parliamentarian victory late in the First English Civil War. Whereas the title of the event may suggest a single siege, there were in fact three individual engagements.The first engagement was in May 1644, during which… …

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  • 12 Charles I of England — Charles I Portrait by Anthony van Dyck, 1636 King of England and Ireland (more...) Reign 27 March 1625 – 3 …

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  • 13 Irlanda confederada — Castillo de Kilkenny, donde se reunía la asamblea general de los católicos confederados. Irlanda confederada hac …

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  • 14 Ordinance of no quarter to the Irish — The Ordinance of no quarter to the Irish[1] was a decree[2] of the English Long Parliament passed on 24 October 1644 in response to the Irish Confederation of Kilkenny threat to send troops from Ireland to support King Charles I during the… …

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  • 15 Charles Coote — Sir Charles Coote the younger was the son of Charles Coote and Dorothea Cuffe, the former being a veteran of the battle of Kinsale who subsequently settled in Ireland. The younger Coote became an MP for the Irish Parliament a year before the… …

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  • 16 Charles Coote, 1st Earl of Mountrath — Charles Coote redirects here. For other uses, see Charles Coote (disambiguation). Charles Coote, 1st Earl of Mountrath (c. 1610 – 17 december 1661), was an Irish peer, the younger was the son of Charles Coote and Dorothea Cuffe, the former being… …

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  • 17 truce — n. 1. Armistice, suspension of hostilities, cessation of arms. 2. Intermission, cessation, short rest, short quiet, pause, respite, interval of rest, reprieve, temporary peace, breathing time …

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  • 18 Armistice — Ar mis*tice, n. [F. armistice, fr. (an assumed word) L. armistitium; arma arms + stare, statum (combining form, stitum), to stand still.] A cessation of arms for a short time, by convention; a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement; a… …

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  • 19 Afghanistan — /af gan euh stan /, n. a republic in central Asia, NW of India and E of Iran. 23,738,085; 250,000 sq. mi. (647,500 sq. km). Cap.: Kabul. * * * Afghanistan Introduction Afghanistan Background: Afghanistan s recent history is characterized by war… …

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  • 20 Dummer's War — Battle at Norridgewock (1724) …

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