imperialism imperialism  /ɪm ˈpɪ ri ə ˌlɪ zəm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries
  2. (n) a political orientation that advocates imperial interests
  3. (n) any instance of aggressive extension of authority

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Usage(s):

  1. Michael Elliott on imperialism's return and why it won't work this time, either.
  2. In defeating the French at Dien Bien Phu, he heralded the end of imperialism.
  3. No matter what kind of teeth imperialism may havewhether guns, tanks, rocket or nuclear teethits paper-tiger nature cannot change.

News

  • 'Jungle Book': When Mary met Walt (and Rudyard)

    Rudyard Kipling hated Chicago. "It holds rather more than a million of people with bodies, and stands on the same sort of soil as Calcutta," wrote the man whom George Orwell dubbed "the prophet of British imperialism in its expansionist phase," following a visit to Chicago in the 1880s. "Having seen it, I urgently desire never to see it again. It is inhabited by savages. Its water is the water ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

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Quotes

  1. "The Holocaust is the device used as the pillar of Zionist imperialism, Zionist aggression, Zionist terror and Zionist murder," Duke told The Associated Press.
    on Dec 11, 2006 By: David Duke Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We will continue resisting to the end in the face of imperialism," Ahmadinejad said. "The age of imperialism has ended."
    on Sep 27, 2007 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: FOX News

  3. "Our people and our revolution will fight to the last drop of blood," Castro wrote then. "Imperialism will never be able to crush Cuba."
    on Jul 23, 2007 By: Castro Source: International Herald Tribune

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