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Origin of pax
Words nearby pax
Definition for pax (2 of 3)
Definition for pax (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for pax
These were the historic building blocks of a failed Pax Americana.
Fines autem accidentales extrinseci plurimi esse possunt, ut pax concilianda, voluptas captanda, etc.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Odd—when Pax had ruled, there were thought police and the cardinal sin was to be a liberal, to experiment, to seek knowledge.
Men of Pax perhaps who had come to hunt down the outlaws who had successfully eluded their rule on earth?
British Dictionary definitions for pax (1 of 3)
- a greeting signifying Christian love transmitted from one to another of those assisting at the Eucharist; kiss of peace
- a small metal or ivory plate, often with a representation of the Crucifixion, formerly used to convey the kiss of peace from the celebrant at Mass to those attending it, who kissed the plate in turn