reannex

reannex

(riːˈænɛks)
vb (tr)
formal to annex (something) again
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With the $15 million it received from the government of the United States as part of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican-American War, the government of Mexico rearmed and, in 1848-50, attempted to reannex the Yucatan.
Although France wanted to reannex the Belgian provinces, Britain protested.
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.