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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Annexation  \An`nex*a"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  annexation.  See  {Annex}, 
  v.  t.] 
  1.  The  act  of  annexing;  process  of  attaching,  adding,  or 
  appending;  the  act  of  connecting;  union;  as  the 
  annexation  of  Texas  to  the  United  States,  or  of  chattels 
  to  the  freehold. 
 
  2. 
  a  (Law)  The  union  of  property  with  a  freehold  so  as  to 
  become  a  fixture.  Bouvier. 
  b  (Scots  Law)  The  appropriation  of  lands  or  rents  to  the 
  crown.  --Wharton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  annexation 
  n  :  incorporation  by  annexation  [syn:  {appropriation}] 




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