reoccupy

verb
re·oc·cu·py | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈä-kyə-ˌpī \
reoccupied; reoccupying

Definition of reoccupy 

transitive verb

: to occupy (a place) again : to take possession of or settle in (a place) after having relinquished it We do temporary roofing to allow people to reoccupy their homes. —Carl Strock Some time between A.D. 1150 and 1200, Chaco Canyon was virtually abandoned and remained largely empty until Navajo sheepherders reoccupied it 600 years later. —Jared Diamond

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reoccupation \(ˌ)rē-ˌä-kyə-ˈpā-shən \ noun plural reoccupations
The plan called for an assault west from Quang Tri along Highway 9, then the reoccupation of Khe Sanh—abandoned after a 1968 siege—followed by the capture of Tchepone … —Steve Liewer

First Known Use of reoccupy

circa 1626, in the meaning defined above

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