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  • verb Present participle of annex.


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  • The suburban city of Burien is showing a strong interest in annexing White Center.

    Sound Politics: Nickels' Push For White Center Annexation = Power Politics

  • At Honolulu these annexationists made speeches abusing the Senate of the United States for the delay in annexing Hawaii; they further said the most grossly insulting things of President Cleveland because he frustrated their plans, and included Secretary Gresham in their condemnation because he failed to recognize them as Americans.

    Hawaii's Story, by Hawaii's Queen

  • Matthew, in annexing this cure to that of the leper, who was a Jew, intimates this; the leprous Jews Christ touched and cured, for he preached personally to them; but the paralytic Gentiles he cured at a distance; for to them he did not go in person, but sent his word and healed them; yet in them he was more magnified.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • The denials notwithstanding, some members of Sharon's inner circle believe he's hoping President George W. Bush will accept the idea of annexing some large settlements to Israel.


  • A bit earlier, in the 1960s, Streetsville was feeling constrained by tight boundaries and floating the idea of annexing parts of Toronto Township which formed the bulk of what's now Mississauga, an idea with some street cred because a town municipally trumps a township.


  • However, at that time, the definite opposition of the United States already had arisen, inasmuch as for some time back it had dreamed of the idea of annexing Cuba to its territory at some point.


  • Since contraditions between the southern and northern states were already beginning to show because of slavery, the politicians of the slave south of the United States also espoused the idea of annexing Cuba so as to have one more state which would help them maintain their majority in the United States, their parliamentary majority.


  • Recent news from America bring the intelligence that the Government of the United States has at length succeeded in finding a reasonable excuse for exercising a protectorate over, or in other words annexing, the Isthmus of Panama.

    Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands

  • While repudiating the notion of annexing Belgium, he firmly adhered to the Scheldt decree.

    William Pitt and the Great War

  • I cannot believe myself that, unless Prussia has given up the idea of annexing Alsace and Lorraine to

    Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris


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