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 Britain...
- 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 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...
- Conquest 1991, p. 216. Service 2004, p. 386. Conquest 1991, p. 217. Conquest 1991, p. 176; Montefiore 2003, p. 116; Service 2004, p. 340. Conquest 1991...
- The Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, also known as the Spanish–Mexica War (1519–21), was one of the primary events in the Spanish colonization of...
- romanized: Halōsis tēs Kōnstantinoupoleōs; Turkish: İstanbul'un Fethi, lit. 'Conquest of Istanbul') was the capture of the capital city of the Byzantine Empire...
- The Mongol invasions and conquests took place during the 13th century, creating the vast Mongol Empire which by 1300 covered large parts of Eurasia. Historians...
- European war. French Canadians call it Guerre de la Conquête ("War of the Conquest") The British colonists were supported at various times by the Iroquois...
- The Right of Conquest is a historically legitimate right of ownership to land after immediate possession via force of arms. It was recognised as a principle...
- World Spanish conquest of Chiapas Spanish conquest of El Salvador Spanish conquest of Guatemala Spanish conquest of Honduras Spanish conquest of Petén Spanish...
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