Oxford English dictionary definition
peace noun 1. freedom from disturbance; tranquillity; 2. freedom
from or the ending of war; 3 (the peace) Christian Church an action such as a handshake, signifying
unity, performed during the Eucharist.
PHRASES: at peace 1. free from anxiety or distress; 2. dead (euphemistic);
hold one's peace remain silent; keep the peace refrain or prevent others
from disturbing civil order; make (one's) peace become reconciled.
ORIGIN: Old French pais, from Latin pax.
Everyone has their own idea about what peace is all about. Some see it as the mere absence of
violence, where as others consider peace to encompass other themes such as tolerance, understanding and