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- v. To conquer again.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To conquer again; to recover by conquest.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To conquer again; recover by conquest.
- To recover; regain.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. conquer anew
DENVER -- La reconquista, a radical movement calling for Mexico to "reconquer" America's Southwest, has stepped out of the shadows at recent immigration-reform protests nationwide as marchers held signs saying, "Uncle Sam Stole Our Land!" and waved Mexico's flag.
One D.F. cabbie railed to this reporter against Americans who feel they can come to Mexico to "reconquer" the Indians.
When are you going to do some critical reporting on the new black panther party, or the mexican groups which threaten to "reconquer" the southwest?
Mr. Dobbs has reported as fact the so-called Aztlan conspiracy, which claims that undocumented Mexican immigrants are part of a plot to "reconquer" the American Southwest.
"These are people who want to 'reconquer' the entire American Southwest ceded to the U.S. in 1848 and have it become part of Mexico again.
In the 1814 plan there was no hope to reconquer the United States, but with a British army firmly ensconced in the interior of New York, amid what the British yet again assumed was a sympathetic population, the Americans might have to concede a more southerly border for the Canadian provinces, if not in New York, then perhaps in Maine.
While the initial Haitian revolution did succeed without facing all that many French soldiers, Napoleon did later send a large army to reconquer the island, which failed largely due to yellow fever outbreaks, as Fostert points out.
Exceot that Levin is still saying that Mexico is “trying to reconquer” parts of the Southwest ..
DETROIT — For nearly half a decade, Volkswagen AG has been laying the groundwork for a gambit to reconquer the U.S.
If the Republicans reconquer the town, he knows, priests and landlords will be slain, not peasants and workers.