Example sentences for: annexed

How can you use “annexed” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • If, after repeated warnings, a State was judged guilty of misgovernment, it was simply annexed by the Paramount Power — the British.

  • In the third century b.c. the founder of the Qin Dynasty annexed the remote Guangzhou area, thus furnishing China with its first major seaport.

  • He then annexed about 2,330 sq km (900 sq miles) of land due south of Calcutta to provide rents for the British settlement and to guarantee himself an income of £30,000 per year for life.

  • Human rights groups claim that as many as 200,000 Timorese have been killed since Indonesia invaded and annexed the Portuguese colony in 1976.

  • McLaren, a vociferous opponent of all taxation, declared in 1995 his unique finding that the United States has never legally annexed Texas.


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