- n the act of conquering
- n success in mastering something difficult
the conquest of space
- n an act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone
- Fidel Castro in Washington Post
In his essay, Castro predicted that Bush "will adopt new measures to accelerate the 'transition period' in our country, equivalent to a new conquest of Cuba by force."
- Felipe Perez Roque in Guardian Unlimited
Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque called Bush's plans the "equivalent to the re-conquest of Cuba by force" and said they "give an idea of the level of frustration, of desperation and of personal hatred toward Cuba."
- James Clyburn in FOXNews
Rep. James Clyburn of South Carolina, a member of the Democratic leadership, said the victory to be won in Iraq "is not a military conquest."