What does the word pacification mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Conciliation.

Usage examples for pacification

  1. And through it all, like a leit- motiv, ran Hugo's attempt at pacification: " Now, Ma! – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  2. He brought news from France, from Cap and the plain, and, after a while, from America- that Monsieur Bayou was settled at Baltimore, where he intended to remain till, as he said, the pacification of the colony should enable him to return to Breda. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  3. For some time past he had fully understood his royal mission, his power, his resources, and the obstacles which his mother opposed to the pacification of the kingdom; but alas! – Catherine de' Medici by Honore de Balzac
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