from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act or process of conquering something again, such as a territory.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A second conquest.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A second or repeated conquest.
They call it with deadly significance the "conquered territory," and the idea of reconquest is strong in their minds.
Plus, the Americans helped kill or capture 200-plus jihadists of European nationality who'd gone to Afghanistan to prepare for "reconquest," first of Spain and then of the rest of the old continent.
"a thousand other former combatants since October 17", when the DRC army began a series of operations of "reconquest", which have also made possible the recovery of Ituri's chief gold mines.
Reconquest of Ireland as its final aim, "and by the word" reconquest "of
Ed Miliband's spirits will have been cheered by Labour's reconquest of northern citadels it should never have lost, and more particularly by progress in parts of the Midlands.
For better or worse, her assignment was to observe the French reconquest and report on the political trends.
Last night I watched a rather timely PBS Empires episode called "Holy Wars" about Salah Al-Din and his reconquest of Jerusalem during the Crusades era -- his decision to not slaughter or terrorize the Christian population made him a legend among Islamic and Arabic nations, but cut him no respect from the bloodthirsty Christianists of Europe.
The reconquest of Brega would be the latest sign that the rebels, backed by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, are slowly, but steadily winning the war against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's forces.
Operation Storm, which climaxed with the reconquest of Knin and the Serbian exodus, was prosecuted at lightning speed, highly successfully with strong US backing.
Seven centuries of sluggish reconquest ended in 1492.
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