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interregnum
(n)
in-tǝ-REG-nǝm
Meaning

interval between the periods of rule of two successive leaders

1st Sample Sentence

When the company president resigned, there was an interregnum of several days before the board of directors voted for a new president.

Root

inter (between)#regnum (kingship, dominion, rule, realm) (Latin)

Mnemonics

reg stands for king or kingly styles (e. g. in regicide, regalia etc. ) so inter regnum = in between two kings (referring to their ruling period).

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