Annexation in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Annexation

the official action of securing something by taking it over, often relating to land

Examples of Annexation in a sentence

To obtain lower property taxes, the citizens of the standalone area voted to approve their district’s annexation into a nearby town.  🔊

An example of annexation is when a city or town enlarges its borders by asserting ownership of adjacent land parcels.  🔊

Because the people in the area enjoy their sense of self-governance, they are rejecting the proposal for annexation.  🔊

The country amplified its territory with the annexation of the island.  🔊

After the annexation is complete, the new city residents won’t have to pay extra taxes to send their children to school.  🔊

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