antebellum antebellum  /ˌæn tɪ ˈbɛ ləm/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) belonging to a period before a war especially the American Civil War

Usage(s):

  1. It's as true in today's world as it was in the antebellum South: cotton is king.
  2. The South Carolina poster features a generic image of a plantation, and hyped the state's antebellum architecture, golf courses and gay beaches.
  3. We speak of the antebellum South, prewar Germany, post-Vietnam America.

News

  1. Big gigs June 13-20

    Lady Antebellum and more highlight this week.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Lady Antebellum embraces new life with "Golden" tour

    After four consecutive No. 1 albums, it’s fair to say that Lady Antebellum has a “Golden” — and platinum — touch.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  3. Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott gets baby belly love

    NASHVILLE - When country music fans meet their favorite artists this week at the CMA Music Festival, they usually want to get their picture taken together, maybe give them a hug. For Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott, who's due to give birth to her first child next month, they sometimes get a little more personal.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: 9 News Denver

Quotes

  1. "Lady Antebellum had a great year," Jay DeMarcus tells Nashville's Tennessean newspaper. "But honestly, losing lit a fire under our [butts] to say, 'You know what, this has been our award for the last six years, and we need to go take it back...
    on Jan 4, 2010 By: Jay DeMarcus Source: The Boot (blog)

  2. "The proposition that the United States should actively assist the Jews in returning to Palestine was neither new nor, in the antebellum period, considered especially radical," Oren wrote.
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Michael Oren Source: theTrumpet.com

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