In"ter*im (?), n. [L., fr. inter between + im, an old accusative of is he, this, that.]

1.

The meantime; time intervening; interval between events, etc.

All the interim is Like a phantasms, or a hideous dream. Shak.

2. Hist.

A name given to each of three compromises made by the emperor Charles V. of Germany for the sake of harmonizing the connecting opinions of Protestants and Catholics.

 

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