annexa an·nex·a (ə-něk’sə)
Variant of adnexa.
the act or an instance of , or adding to something larger, especially the incorporation of new territory into the domain of a city, country, or state. the fact of being : Annexation of the two parts of the Bronx in 1874 and 1895 gave New York City the last of its five boroughs. something […]
the theory or practice of taking over another country’s territory, especially by force.
the theory or practice of taking over another country’s territory, especially by force. Contemporary Examples Jewish settlements never stopped; in fact, the number of settlers doubled, and annexationist activities in Jerusalem redoubled. How to Fight Hamas Bernard Avishai January 3, 2009 Historical Examples It became a personal matter in the ward schools and small boys […]
to attach, append, or add, especially to something larger or more important. to incorporate (territory) into the domain of a city, country, or state: Germany annexed part of Czechoslovakia. to take or appropriate, especially without permission. to attach as an attribute, condition, or consequence. something annexed. a subsidiary building or an addition to a building: […]