Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To annex again; annex what has been separated; reunite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To annex again or anew; to reunite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To annex again.

Etymologies

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re- +‎ annex

Examples

  • Think Progress Appearing on Imus In the Morning to promote his new book, State of Emergency, Pat Buchanan asserted that the Mexican government has a “direct program” to reannex “the seven states of the American Southwest.”

    Think Progress » Buchanan: Mexico Conspiring To ‘Re-Annex’ Seven Southwest States

  • Buchanan says the Mexican government is in effect trying to reannex the American southwest with its illegal alien policies.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2006

  • At other times he's called Mexican immigrants an "army of invaders" wanting to reannex parts of the Southwest - meaning, of course, their presence in large enough numbers threatens our white Anglo-Saxon culture.

    CNN's Vice President of Racism and Associates

  • At other times he's called Mexican immigrants an "army of invaders" wanting to reannex parts of the Southwest - meaning, of course, their presence in large enough numbers threatens our white Anglo-Saxon culture.

    CNN's Vice President of Racism and Associates

  • Third, it is awoken to the idea that it can reannex the American southwest, which it used to hold, linguistically, culturally, ethnically and socially, not militarily by pushing all these people in there and creating a gigantic fifth column in America.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2006

  • Appearing on Imus In the Morning to promote his new book, State of Emergency, Pat Buchanan asserted that the Mexican government has a “direct program” to reannex “the seven states of the American Southwest.”

    Think Progress » Buchanan: Mexico Conspiring To ‘Re-Annex’ Seven Southwest States

  • No — a final decision, and about time too, to invade Munchkinland and reannex it?

    Son of a Witch

  • Canada it was voted by the English Parliament to reannex the territory northwest of the Ohio to Canada and to permit the settlers to share in the rights and privileges of the Canadian province.

    The Loyalist A Story of the American Revolution

  • Their plan to reannex Texas, which was slave soil, could, they thought, be offset by a declaration in favor of acquiring all Oregon, which was free soil.

    A School History of the United States

  • Southern people and their leaders were mad in their attempt to separate from the Union; and that the North would be able to reannex them in three months if they carried their threat of secession into effect.

    Our American Brothers

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