An agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time; a truce: the Italian government signed an armistice with the Allies
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- Both sides agreed to an armistice to bury the dead and collect the wounded.
- In March 1940, he led the delegation that negotiated with Molotov for an armistice and peace settlement.
- An armistice was signed at Compiègne in November 1918; fighting at once stopped.
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