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  • noun Plural form of reconquest.

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Examples

  • Whether, indeed, afterwards I might not have succeeded in breaking off the habit, even when it seemed to me that all efforts would be unavailing, and whether many of the innumerable efforts which I did make might not have been carried much further, and my gradual reconquests of ground lost might not have been followed up much more energetically — these are questions which I must decline.

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

  • Ottoman sultan 1687–91 who, despite his short reign and 46 years of enforced confinement before he succeeded his brother Mehmed IV, was able to strengthen the Ottoman state through internal reforms and reconquests of territory.

    Archive 2001-01-01

  • Ottoman sultan 1687–91 who, despite his short reign and 46 years of enforced confinement before he succeeded his brother Mehmed IV, was able to strengthen the Ottoman state through internal reforms and reconquests of territory.

    Islam's War to Save the World

  • I might not have succeeded in breaking off the habit, even when it seemed to me that all efforts would be unavailing, and whether many of the innumerable efforts which I did make might not have been carried much further, and my gradual reconquests of ground lost might not have been followed up much more energetically -- these are questions which I must decline.

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

  • *** And here indeed the course of the King's misfortunes begins to make some halt and stay by thus much prosperous successe in his own person; but more in the person of Sir James, by the reconquests of his owne castles and countries.

    Waverley Novels — Volume 12

  • Further, in citing the "long series of attacks and counterattacks, jihads and crusades, conquests and reconquests," Lewis implicitly refutes those who seek to lay the blame exclusively on one side or the other

    ThreatsWatch

  • It has consisted of a long series of attacks and counterattacks, jihads and crusades, conquests and reconquests.

    ThreatsWatch

  • *** And here indeed the course of the King’s misfortunes begins to make some halt and stay by thus much prosperous successe in his own person; but more in the person of Sir James, by the reconquests of his owne castles and countries.

    Castle Dangerous

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