annexation definition

  • noun:
    • An act of annexing, or regions which were annexed.
    • A legal merging of a territory into another body.
    • The work of annexing; procedure for attaching, including, or appending; the work of connecting; union.
    • The union of residential property with a freehold so as to come to be a fixture. Bouvier. (b) (Scots Law) The appropriation of lands or rents towards crown.
    • The work of annexing or uniting at the end; the act of incorporating, as an inferior thing to a higher; the act of connecting; combination; addition: because, the annexation of Tx into the US.
    • whatever is annexed or added.
    • In law: The attachment of chattels to a freehold, this kind of a manner on provide them with the smoothness of accessories.
    • In Scots legislation, the appropriating of chapel places into the top, or even the union of lands lying far away from the kirk to which they belong to the kirk which is closest to them.
    • the formal work of obtaining some thing (especially territory) by conquest or occupation
    • incorporation by joining or uniting

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