Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To occupy anew.

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

  • transitive verb To occupy again.

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

  • verb to occupy again

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Examples

  • They believe that God, or History, ordained that they "reoccupy" these lands, and it will take great political courage, and probably the use of considerable force, for any Israeli government to remove them.

    'The Road to Nowhere': An Exchange

  • For example, the black-tailed prairie dog or beaver of the grasslands creates living space for scarlet mallow and prickly pear cactus, also making food and shelter for insects, birds, mice, rabbits, hares, and the endangered burrowing owls reoccupy old prairie dog burrows.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Protecting Our Wild Prairies

  • We believe we'll be able to reoccupy the first and second floors and maybe higher floors.

    Man leaps to his death in NW DC apartment fire

  • It is to change the meaning of the positive aspect of what it means to occupy or reoccupy that public sphere to which we belong into the dominant and negative, military sense of occupation, perhaps in small ways, or by not admitting it when we do.

    Eric Simpson: The Polarities Of An Occupying Ethos

  • We believe we'll be able to reoccupy the first and second floors and maybe higher floors.

    Man leaps to his death in NW DC apartment fire

  • In a document from 2008, after a Hamas-engineered breach of the blockaded Gaza-Egypt border, Palestinian negotiator Ahmed Qureia is quoted as telling his Israeli counterpart, Tzipi Livni, that if Israel can reoccupy the West Bank it can reoccupy a border, an apparent reference to the Gaza-Egypt frontier.

    Thousands Protest In Gaza Over Leaked Papers

  • Bennett anticipates that should Israel pull out, Palestinians who live, but are not considered residents in Arab countries, will immigrate to the West Bank, terror will increase and Israel will need to reoccupy the land for its defense.

    Traveling in the West Bank (Part 2)

  • It took almost three weeks for British and Indian troops to quell ferocious Indonesian resistance and reoccupy Surabaya in November.

    A Covert Affair

  • Actually, you can, and the bankers have, as a result, been able to reoccupy Los Angeles' City Hall and every other contested outpost of power throughout the nation.

    Robert Scheer: You Can Arrest an Idea

  • We believe we'll be able to reoccupy the first and second floors and maybe higher floors.

    Man leaps to his death in NW DC apartment fire

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