In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(act)anexión femeninoanexionamiento masculino Cono Sur
- Conquest and annexation of Zululand was completed only in the 1890s.
- In Wales the threat of English invasion and annexation did not impose unity.
- There were senators calling for the conquest and annexation of the whole of Mexico.
- The annexation of Eritrea by Ethiopia in 1962 started off a bitter 30-year war of independence.
- Seemingly the entire world agreed that Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait should be reversed.
- Only a small part of the conquered territories suffered outright annexation.
2(area annexed)territorio anexado masculinoterritorio anexionado masculino
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