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peace n

: a state of tranquillity or quiet: as
a : a state of security or order within a community provided for by law or custom [keeping the ]
b : freedom from civil disturbance

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.