reconquest


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re·con·quest

 (rē-kŏng′kwĕst)
n.
1. The retaking of a territory previously lost in war.
2. The defeat or subjugation of a previously subjugated group of people by force of arms.

reconquest

(ˌriːˈkɒŋkwɛst)
n
(Military) the act of conquering a country or territory again after having lost it
Translations

reconquest

[ˈriːˈkɒŋkwest] Nreconquista f
the Reconquest [of Spain] → la Reconquista

reconquest

n (of town, territory)Zurückeroberung f; (of enemy)erneuter Sieg (→ of über +acc)
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Contract notice: operation reconquest of water quality / support and monitoring of farms on the orca scarpe down south
Chapter 3 is a brilliant reconstruction of a series of legends and stories (that themselves tell social and cultural stories about reconquest mentality).
The Christian victory marked the completion of the long Christian reconquest of Spain and ended seven centuries in which Christians, Muslims and Jews had, for the most part, lived peacefully and profitably together.
Several years after the First World War, Conservative Party leader Arthur Meighen, a Christian Zionist, claimed, "of all the results of the (war), none was more important and more fertile in human history than the reconquest of Palestine and the rededication of that country to the Jewish people.
All this and more means that the Iraqi government's reconquest of the city will lead to national integration and not a breakup of the country.
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America is gathering her strength in the Pacific, and soon General MacArthur will be able to start the reconquest of our homeland.
The reconquest of the Holy Sepulcher, "the balance of power," "no universal dominion," "trade follows the flag," "he who holds the land will hold the sea," "the throne and the altar," the revolution, the faith--these are the things for which men have given their lives.
It's alienating more jihadists and alienating Muslims who would never be jihadists," Professor Paul Moorcraft, author of 'The Jihadist Threat: The Reconquest of the West' told Sputnik.
If people in territory currently occupied by the Islamic State are given reason to fear that an Iraqi reconquest will be followed by acts of revenge, they'll stand with the Islamic State.
Because these Iberian military orders were belligerents in the Reconquest, "Ecclesiastical Knights" informs important discussions about the relations between Western Christianity and Islam in the Middle Ages.