Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Chiefly British Variant of annex.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of annex.
  • v. Alternative spelling of annex.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See annex.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an addition that extends a main building

Etymologies

Latin annexus (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "The hotel burned down in the 60s – the annexe is all that's left, and it's being used by the military now," says Bentley.

    In search of Errol Flynn's Jamaica

  • It was the single modern innovation that Peyton had allowed himself when he had broken the quadrangular symmetry of the old house with a wooden "annexe" or addition beyond the walls.

    Susy, a story of the Plains

  • The government of the North-west, as an 'annexe' to Canada, possesses advantages of contiguity and similarity of ideas on the part of Canadians and the probable settlers.

    Canada and the States

  • Brasilia warned it would not ­relinquish command of UN forces in Haiti, and Paris complained the airport had become a US "annexe", exposing a brewing power struggle amid the global relief effort.

    Mudville Gazette

  • Brasilia warned it would not relinquish command of UN forces in Haiti, and Paris complained the airport had become a US "annexe", exposing a brewing power struggle amid the global relief effort. ...

    An Englishman's Castle

  • »Brasilia warned it would not relinquish command of UN forces in Haiti, and Paris complained the airport had become a US "annexe", exposing a brewing power struggle amid the global relief effort.

    Dedefensa

  • Brasilia warned it would not ­relinquish command of United Nations forces in Haiti and Paris complained the airport had become a US "annexe", exposing a brewing power struggle amid the global relief effort.

    The Guardian World News

  • Brasilia warned it would not relinquish command of United Nations forces in Haiti and Paris complained the airport had become a US "annexe", exposing a brewing power struggle amid the global relief effort.

    Indymedia Ireland

  • He is in a kind of annexe by my own quarters, and he scoffs the suggestion of being nursed. "

    The Crimson Blind

  • Annexed didn't begin with any great claims for itself, it was simply my attempt to finally answer a few childhood questions about Anne Frank's diary: what happened to everybody in the annexe after they were arrested?

    Sharon Dogar: Are We Allowed to Imagine the Holocaust?

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