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But now an eastern war of conquest beckoned. THE HITLER-HESS DECEPTION (2003)In victory, would he be able to keep in check crude concepts of military conquest? The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)In one sense this was just another Roman conquest. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The century that preceded the Arab conquests was one that had witnessed a mini ice age. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Andes is no better when it comes to the history of the Spanish conquest. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
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British English: conquest NOUN
Conquest is the act of conquering a country or group of people.
The fierce cannibal warriors of the Big and Small Nambas prevented conquest and settlement.
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