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Your RBR Word of the Day: Interregnum

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interregnum in-tuhr-REG-nuhm, noun;
plural interregnums -nuhmz\ or interregna -nuh:

  1. The interval between two reigns; any period when a state is left without a ruler.
  2. A period of freedom from authority or during which government functions are suspended.
  3. Any breach of continuity in an order; a lapse or interval in a continuity.

In the interregnum between the Shula firing and the Saban hire, beloved DC Joe Kines served as head coach of the Tide.