What does the word armistice mean?

Usage examples for armistice

  1. A request for an armistice for some purpose? – The Burial of the Guns by Thomas Nelson Page
  2. " An Armistice, Sir Nicholas," he cried joyously. – Man and Maid by Elinor Glyn
  3. On the 24th, the Governor received another message from the King of Jocardo, begging him to extend the armistice for another day, the distance to the different towns being so great. – The History of the First West India Regiment by A. B. Ellis
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