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Definition of expugn

1 obsolete : to take by storm
2 obsolete : vanquish

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History and Etymology for expugn

Middle English expugnen, from Latin expugnare, from ex- ex- entry 1 + pugnare to fight; akin to Latin pugnus fist

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“Expugn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expugn. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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