n the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory) by conquest or occupation
the French annexation of Madagascar as a colony in 1896 a protectorate has frequently been a first step to annexation
Council to set public hearings for annexation The Nacogdoches City Council is expected to set public-hearing dates on Tuesday for the annexation of business and residential properties west of FM 1275.
June 17, 2013 - The Daily Sentinel
Casper considers northwest growth boundaries, annexation With ever-increasing growth in Casper and the surrounding communities, the city is considering its first boundary agreement with Mills since the 1980s and preparing the Salt Creek Heights Business Park for eventual annexation.
June 17, 2013 - Casper Star-Tribune
P Chidambaram in The Hindu No matter what happens, we will never reconcile with the fact of annexation or indeed separation of parts of territory from Georgia; with the attempt to legalize ethnic cleansing; and with the attempts to bring Georgia to its knees and undermine... Mikhail Saakashvili http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikheil_Saakashvili&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGp60pGO33XCQ4lIrcj1d_0WssZ7Q TIME http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1833464,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFjDNklDrcDwzmHq1u1OPbypVfWiw Aug 17, 2008
3965 5932 annexation Their weapons are mayhem and violence, and their goal is forcible annexation of Kashmir. Let me make it clear that these dark forces will not succeed in their designs," Mr. Chidambaram said.
Gamal Abdel Nasser in FOXNews This wall is not about security. It is about entrenching the occupation and the de facto annexation of large areas of the Palestinian land,the chief Palestinian delegate, Nasser Al-Kidwa, told the tribunal.