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The word “Pax” is derived from Latin and it means “peace”. It is often used to represent a period of peace or a state of calmness. In modern times, “pax” also refers to the “Pax Romana”, a period of about 200 years of relative peace and stability in the Roman Empire that began around 27 BCE when Augustus became the emperor. Additionally, “pax” is sometimes used informally to refer to a temporary truce or ceasefire, especially during negotiations or conflicts.

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