Origin of conquest
Synonyms for conquest
Antonyms for conquest
Examples from the Web for reconquest
In one respect the reconquest of Mexico by Spain would prove beneficial to us.
The belief in such a reconquest was adroitly encouraged, too, by the surviving French settlers and traders.The Old Northwest|Frederic Austin Ogg
This reconquest on the part of the Indian races was going on in a wholesale way in the northern provinces of Mexico.The Forest Exiles|Mayne Reid
Through every phase of the situation, Kitchener stuck to his guns, keeping to himself his plans for the reconquest of the Soudan.Khartoum Campaign, 1898|Bennet Burleigh
The reconquest of Ghent and Bruges followed upon the fall of Lille.A History of England, Period III.|Rev. J. Franck Bright
Word Origin for conquest
early 14c., a merged word from Old French conquest "acquisition" (Modern French conquêt), and Old French conqueste "conquest, acquisition" (Modern French conquête), both from past participle of conquerre, from Vulgar Latin *conquaerere (see conquer).