reannex

reannex

(riːˈænɛks)
vb (tr)
formal to annex (something) again
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Anglos also became increasingly alarmed about the loyalties of the Mexican population within their midst, suspecting them of supporting revolutionary extremists who sought to reannex the land lost to the United States in the nineteenth century.
The reaction of the Colonial Office was a surprise to the colonists, for instead of granting a house of assembly, it decided to reannex the colony to Nova Scotia.