Origin of annexation
Examples from the Web for annexation
“It is not dissimilar from Putin using the Duma to ratify his annexation of the Crimea,” he said.Britain’s PM Cameron And His Awful Assault on Human Rights Court|Nico Hines|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last April, shortly after annexation, the Duma voted for the law allowing gaming zones in Crimea.
The police have made little secret of what they want—Russian annexation.
Oh, and beyond the psychological impacts, Russia is likely to face significant costs as a result of the Crimea annexation.Flex Muscle Spending Has Left Putin’s Russia in an Economic Freeze Frame|Daniel Gross|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Crimea annexation was a step in this direction, in Dugin's opinion.Alexander Dugin: The Crazy Ideologue of the New Russian Empire|Oleg Shynkarenko|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of his chief objects was to prevent that great extension of slavery, the annexation of Texas.Liberty In The Nineteenth Century|Frederic May Holland
Makes an honest but useless attempt to prevent this annexation.The Rise of the Dutch Kingdom|Hendrik Willem van Loon
At present it would not be safe for a Cuba planter to speak publicly of annexation to the United States.Letters of a Traveller|William Cullen Bryant
In the troublous times of 1849, when the Montreal merchants shouted for Annexation, he had urged Confederation as a nobler remedy.The Tribune of Nova Scotia|W. L. (William Lawson) Grant
I regard the question of annexation as belonging exclusively to the United States and Texas.
British Dictionary definitions for annexation
Word Origin and History for annexation
1620s, from Medieval Latin annexiationem (nominative annexatio) "action of annexing," noun of action from past participle stem of annexare (see annex). The Middle English noun form was annexion "union; joining; territory acquired" (mid-15c.).