- occulting light,
- occupation franchise,
- occupation groupings,
- occupation layer,
- occupational dermatitis
Origin of occupation
Examples from the Web for reoccupation
These bands may form in the up-mountain migration and reoccupation of areas which were covered by winter snows.Mammals of the San Gabriel Mountains of California|Terry A. Vaughan
From thence they returned late in the 18th century to the reoccupation of their old ground in Kulja under the Chinese.
This was near dawn, when military announcements of the reoccupation of Boulder Lake were being passed out to the news media.Operation Terror|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
They never believed the news of her defeat in the Balkans and the reoccupation of Adrianople confirmed them in their skepticism.Current History, A Monthly Magazine|New York Times
The Jesuits had petitioned regularly for its reëstablishment, and in 1712 the king had decreed its reoccupation.A History of the Philippines|David P. Barrows
early 14c., "fact of holding or possessing;" mid-14c., "a being employed in something," also "a particular action," from Old French occupacion "pursuit, work, employment; occupancy, occupation" (12c.), from Latin occupationem (nominative occupatio) "a taking possession; business, employment," noun of action from past participle stem of occupare (see occupy). Meaning "employment, business in which one engages" is late 14c. That of "condition of being held and ruled by troops of another country" is from 1940.