Definition of Conquest. Meaning of Conquest. Synonyms of Conquest

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Definition of Conquest

Conquest
Conquest Con"quest, n. [OF. conquest, conqueste, F. conqu[^e]te, LL. conquistum, conquista, prop. p. p. from L. conquirere. See Conquer.] 1. The act or process of conquering, or acquiring by force; the act of overcoming or subduing opposition by force, whether physical or moral; subjection; subjugation; victory. In joys of conquest he resigns his breath. --Addison. Three years sufficed for the conquest of the country. --Prescott. 2. That which is conquered; possession gained by force, physical or moral. Wherefore rejoice? What conquest brings he home? --Shak. 3. (Feudal Law) The acquiring of property by other means than by inheritance; acquisition. --Blackstone. 4. The act of gaining or regaining by successful struggle; as, the conquest of liberty or peace. The Conquest (Eng. Hist.), the subjugation of England by William of Normandy in 1066.

Meaning of Conquest from wikipedia

- Conquest is the act of military subjugation of an enemy by force of arms. Military history provides many examples of conquest: the Roman conquest of Gaul...
- The Muslim conquest of Persia, also known as the Arab invasion of Iran, led to the fall of the Sasanian Empire of Iran (Persia) in 651 and the eventual...
- The Conquest may refer to: The Norman conquest of England in 1066 The Spanish Conquest of the Aztec Empire in 1519 The Conquest of 1760, where England...
- The Conquest of Bread (French: La Conquête du Pain; Russian: Хлeбъ и воля, tr. Khleb i volja, "Bread and Freedom"; Хлеб и воля in contemporary spelling)...
- The Norman conquest of England (in Britain, often called the Norman Conquest or the Conquest) was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England...
- The Umayyad conquest of Hispania, also known as the Muslim conquest of the Iberian Peninsula or the Umayyad conquest of the Visigothic Kingdom, was the...
- Pokémon Conquest, known in ****an as Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition (ポケモン+ノブナガの野望, Pokemon Purasu Nobunaga no Yabō), is a tactical role-playing video game...
- CONQUEST is a linear scaling, or O(N), density functional theory (DFT) electronic structure code. The code is designed to perform DFT calculations on very...
- The right of conquest is a former historically legitimate right of ownership to land after immediate possession via force of arms. It was recognized as...
- The Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, also known as the Conquest of Mexico (1519–21), was one of the primary events in the Spanish colonization of...
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