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Some nations with colonial histories have had to deal with claims of indigenous peoples for land which was annexed by conquering invaders. Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (1989)Europeans cannot give Moscow carte blanche to annex territory and destabilise the neighbourhood. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A brutal junta invaded and annexed territory in defiance of international law. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: annex VERB
If a country annexes another country or an area of land, it seizes it and takes control of it.
Rome annexed the Nabatean kingdom in 106 AD.
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