• (noun): A state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms.
    Synonyms: armistice, cease-fire

Some articles on truce:

Association Football During World War I - Christmas Truce
... The Christmas truce, was a series of brief unofficial cessations of hostilities occurring on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day of 1914 between German and British or French troops in World War I ... During the truce, a game of football was played between the British and German soldiers ...
Siege Of Emesa - Background
... The Byzantine garrisons of Emesa and Qinnasrin made a truce with the Muslim army ... however, any Roman reinforcements arrived to strengthen Emessa's garrisons, then the truce would become defunct ... The gates of Emessa were opened as soon as the truce was signed, and thereafter there was free movement of Muslims in and out of the markets of Emesa, advancing the economies of ...
Mixed Armistice Commissions
... Observers and was part of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization peacekeeping force in the Middle East ... The MAC comprised on four sections to monitor each of the four truce agreements, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan/Israel MAC, the Israel/Syrian MAC, the ... liaison with headquarters in Jerusalem, were charged with supervising the truce, investigating border incidents, and taking remedial action to prevent the recurrence of ...
Siege Of Gibraltar (1727) - End of Hostilities
... counter-attack so manifestly unbeatable On 23 June (N.S.) the Spanish offered a truce ... from the garrison crossed to San Roque, where a truce was agreed ... An uneasy truce remained until the end of the Anglo-Spanish War in 1729 ...
Truce Of Ratisbon
... The Truce of Ratisbon, or Truce of Regensburg, concluded the War of the Reunions between Spain and France ... The Truce was signed on 15 August 1684 at the Dominican convent at Ratisbon in Bavaria between Louis XIV of France on the one side, and the Holy Roman Emperor, Leopold I, and the Spanish King, Charles II ... It was not, however, a definitive peace, but only a truce for twenty years ...

Famous quotes containing the word truce:

    Our whole life is startingly moral. There is never an instant’s truce between virtue and vice.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)