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annex
used in Middlemarch

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to take territory and make it part of a larger territory — such as a city making land outside of it a part of the city
  • To this mental estate mapped out a quarter of a century before, to sensibilities thus fenced in, Mr. Casaubon had thought of annexing happiness with a lovely young bride; but even before marriage, as we have seen, he found himself under a new depression in the consciousness that the new bliss was not blissful to him.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (58% in)

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