[ US /ɹiˈkɔŋkɝ/ ]
[ UK /ɹˌiːkˈɒnkɐ/ ]
  1. conquer anew
    The country reconquered the territory lost in the previous war
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How To Use reconquer In A Sentence

  • In the 6th century, when the Byzantines attempted to reconquer the Western Empire, a brief period of direct Byzantine trade with Britain seems to have occurred.
  • They were pawns in the Vatican's plan to reconquer Scotland and reinstate the regime of the cardinals, the bishops and the priests.
  • It was clear now that Britain could not possibly hope to ever reconquer the American colonies, not without the cost of thousands of young men.
  • Attracting numerous barbarian auxiliaries through generous payments, Justinian managed to reconquer much of Italy and the coastal strip of southern Spain, bolstering his claim to be reviving the empire's glory.
  • The Spanish returned to reconquer the Rio Grande area in 1692.
  • Mr. Dobbs has reported as fact the so-called Aztlan conspiracy, which claims that undocumented Mexican immigrants are part of a plot to "reconquer" the American Southwest. Southern Poverty Law Center: All Center News
  • But after the Austrian defeat at Wagram, the French under Eugène reconquered the region.
  • But he was eager to emulate his father and reconquer parts of Germany lost after the defeat of Quinctilius Varus.
  • However, by 1920 it was reconquered by Russia, and in 1922 it became a constituent part of the Soviet Union, as part of the Transcaucasian Socialist Soviet Republic.
  • From here, by arrangement with the Georgian government, Gelayev's fighters set out to assist in reconquering Abkhazia and to open up a second front against Russia.
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