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Definition of Interregnum

The period during which a monarchical country is governed by a warm spot on the cushion of the throne.  The experiment of letting the spot grow cold has commonly been attended by most unhappy results from the zeal of many worthy persons to make it warm again.

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911


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