Pronunciation: (af'tur-math", äf'-), [key]
1. something that results or follows from an event, esp. one of a disastrous or unfortunate nature; consequence: the aftermath of war; the aftermath of the flood.
2. a new growth of grass following one or more mowings, which may be grazed, mowed, or plowed under.
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