Adjective "reconquered" definition and examples

(Reconquered may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/riːˈkɒŋkə/

Definitions and examples

verb

Conquer again.
  1. 'On his way to reconquer Scotland, Edward died near Carlisle.'
  2. 'In the first half of the 6th century Byzantine forces attempted to reconquer the Western Roman Empire, successfully restoring Roman rule in North Africa, Sicily, Italy and southern Spain by the 550s.'
  3. 'Emperor Justinian reconquered North Africa and part of Italy, making Ravenna the western capital, but his success was shortlived.'
  4. 'Alfonso I and his son Sancho I reconquered the remaining Portuguese territory from the Muslims.'
  5. 'Thirteen years later the British reconquered Sudan after the butchery at the Battle of Omdurman.'
  6. 'The innovations that Alfred introduced meant that within twenty years of his death, most of the Danelaw had been reconquered by the West Saxon kings and their Mercian allies.'
  7. 'However, by 1920 it was reconquered by Russia, and in 1922 it became a constituent part of the Soviet Union, as part of the Transcaucasian Socialist Soviet Republic.'
  8. 'In late 1778 and 1779, British forces reconquered Georgia, the only state completely subdued during the war.'
  9. 'Republican forces of liberation rose up in March 1848 against their Austrian overlords and held the city for over a year before it was reconquered after a bitter siege.'
  10. 'It was clear now that Britain could not possibly hope to ever reconquer the American colonies, not without the cost of thousands of young men.'
  11. 'From here, by arrangement with the Georgian government, Gelayev's fighters set out to assist in reconquering Abkhazia and to open up a second front against Russia.'

More definitions

1. to acquire by force of arms; win in war: to conquer a foreign land.

2. to overcome by force; subdue: to conquer an enemy.

3. to gain, win, or obtain by effort, personal appeal, etc.: conquer the hearts of his audience.

4. to gain a victory over; surmount; master; overcome: to conquer disease and poverty; to conquer one's fear. verb (used without object)

5. to be victorious; make conquests; gain the victory: Despite their differences, their love will con

More examples(as adjective)

"territories can be reconquered."

"regions can be reconquered."

Origin

(conquer)