In a state of agreement or friendliness, not at strife or war; also, in a state of inner harmony or quiet. For example, Whatever their disagreements, Mexico and Belize have remained at peace, or In his last illness he seemed finally to be at peace with himself. [1300s]
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Domestically, the prime minister maintains the dubious line that he is the only man who can keep the still-fragile peace.
They called for peace, reconciliation, and the safe return of Father Gregorio.
The question is will we see regime changes in both Hamas and Israel that embrace a lasting peace?
But without any peace talks on the horizon, everyone is now left to their own devices.
At Christianity Today, Peter Chin claims Christians should preach peace instead of bogging down in the particulars of race.
My son,” said Grabantak one evening to Chingatok, “if we are henceforth to live in peace, why not unite and become one nation?The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Impressed by the lugubrious scene, Aguinaldo yielded, and the next day peace negotiations were opened.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Above all, he was amazed to hear me talk of a mercenary standing army in the midst of peace and among a free people.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
And it was no light task, then, for six hundred men to keep the peace on a thousand miles of frontier.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
O death, how bitter is the remembrance of thee to a man that hath peace in his possessions!The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various