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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Relating to the period before a war, especially the American Civil War (1861-1865).
[From Latin ante (before) + bellum (war). Some other words that have derived from Latin bellum are belligerent, rebel, postbellum, and duel.]
"Historians enthusiastically describe Blandair as a treasure trove
of Maryland farm life that reflects the last years of antebellum
"This charming antebellum mansion, built in 1854, remains one of the
area's most famous landmarks and has achieved celebrity status since
its purchase ten years ago."
Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world. -Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet (1792-1822)