Antebellum (adjective)

Of or relating to the period in the history of the southern United States before the American Civil War.


From latin ante "before" + bellum "war".


  1. She had grown up in an antebellum plantation house.
  2. The antebellum South was a society built on slavery.
  3. The museum's exhibits include artifacts from the antebellum period.
  4. The house, built in the antebellum era, was a grand example of southern architecture.
  5. The novel is set in an antebellum southern town.
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