Definition of annexation
- The Senate rejected the Hawaiian reciprocity treaty, the purchase of the Virgin Islands from Denmark, the annexation of Santo Domingo and the annexation of Samoa.
- —Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
- In the early part of the 20th century, Chinese writers generally dated the annexation of Tibet to the 18th century.
- —Elliot Sperling
- … defended their annexations with fire and sword.
- —George Bernard Shaw