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American English: /ˌɪn(t)ərˈrɛɡnəm/
British English: /ˌɪntəˈrɛɡnəm/

Translation of interregnum in Spanish:

noun plural -nums or -na Pronunciation: / -nə /

  • Example sentences
    • Ancient Mesopotamia is a symbolic resource for a future Iraq as it was once before during a short interregnum before the Ba'athist regime came to power in 1963.
    • It is for this reason that the imagery of the 1990s as an interregnum is somewhat misleading.
    • They couldn't get him out of committee during the Democratic interregnum.

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    In Spain, a geographical, social, and culturally homogeneous region, with a clear natural or administrative demarcation is called a comarca. Comarcas are normally smaller than regiones. They are often famous for some reason, for example Ampurdán (Catalonia) for its wines, or La Mancha (Castile) for its cheeses.