Annexation



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 annexed:
Victory in battle resulted in territorial annexations that remained difficult to govern.
Contemporary Examples

We hear this a lot from supporters of the occupation, settlements and annexation.
Of Course Settlements Are Illegal Hussein Ibish March 14, 2013

“It is not dissimilar from Putin using the Duma to ratify his annexation of the Crimea,” he said.
Britain’s PM Cameron And His Awful Assault on Human Rights Court Nico Hines October 2, 2014

Channel One had broadcast reports on the people of Crimea and people in Moscow celebrating the announcement of annexation.
Ukraine Hunts for a Scapegoat Anna Nemtsova March 19, 2014

Such as those required during Crimea annexation, Syrian chemical weapon attacks and Libyan military intervention.
Up to a Point: The U.S. Government’s Minimum Wage Is $430 Million Per Hour P. J. O’Rourke March 20, 2014

The boundaries that distinguish occupation from colonization and annexation have already been crossed in Israel/Palestine.
Levy is Right Yousef Munayyer July 12, 2012

Historical Examples

Polk found his Cabinet divided on the subject of “all Mexico,” with the preponderance of influence in favor of annexation.
Expansion and Conflict William E. Dodd

Lewis was bent on the ruin of Holland and the annexation of Flanders.
History of the English People, Volume VI (of 8) John Richard Green

There is a good deal of gossip over the fact that Mr. Sherman put his signature to the annexation Treaty.
The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 35, July 8, 1897 Various

The work was started soon after annexation, but only finished in 1859.
The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir Sir James McCrone Douie

Cuba, emancipation in, 108;annexation of demanded in Ostend manifesto, 128.
The Negro and the Nation George S. Merriam

noun
the act of annexing, esp territory, or the condition of being annexed
something annexed
n.

1620s, from Medieval Latin annexiationem (nominative annexatio) “action of annexing,” noun of action from past participle stem of annexare (see annex). The Middle English noun form was annexion “union; joining; territory acquired” (mid-15c.).

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