Have you ever heard of the golden age? In this epoch Netherlands was very rich and powerful. In Amsterdam you can still see many beautiful buildings from this time.
Interruption, suspension of hostilities between warring parties (eg. to each other to give the opportunity for the dead and wounded to provide). Is the Armistice of very short duration, we speak of an arms suspension. Often the Armistice to a definitive peace in advance, as the Armistice of 11 november 1918, which brought an end to the first world war.