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a nek say shuhn

  • n  incorporation by joining or uniting
  • 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

  • While the old Prince assured his 10,200 German-speaking subjects that he had abdicated because of his age, observers opined that apprehension over possible annexation by his new .
  • Intimidation has been a tragic fact of life in East Timor since its forcible 1975 annexation by Indonesia, but the sharp escalation of brutality this month has even battle-weary .
  • Already ensconced in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia (whose annexation by Russia is now virtually recognized by the other great powers), Russia now dominates the Baltic.
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  • 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 TIME,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.

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