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militant Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization formed in 1975 to force Turkey to acknowledge killing more than a million Armenians and forcibly removing them from border areas in 1915; wants Turkey to pay reparations and cede territory to Armenia 3rd October Organization , Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia , ASALA , Orly Group
territory of western Brazil bordering on Bolivia and Peru Acre
hostile territory secured by air troops airhead
United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa American Samoa , AS , Eastern Samoa
more than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands; a dependent territory of the United States American Virgin Islands , United States Virgin Islands , VI
territory into existing unit, incorporate annex
add territory annex
conquer and occupy territory annex
seize and incorporate territory annex
formal act of acquiring something (especially territory) by conquest or occupation annexation
state or territory partly controlled by (but not a possession of) a stronger state but autonomous in internal affairs; protectorates are established by treaty associated state , protectorate
territory of Athens in ancient Greece Attica
power is exercised, territory in which one's bailiwick , domain , fiefdom , parish , realm
two wars (1912-1913) that were fought over the last of the European territories of the Ottoman Empire and that left the area around Constantinople (now Istanbul) as the only Ottoman territory in Europe Balkan Wars
territory into hostile units, divide Balkanize
divide territory into hostile units balkanize
battle in World War I (1915); Germans wanted to try chlorine (a toxic yellow gas) as a weapon and succeeded in taking considerable territory from the Allied salient battle of Ypres , second battle of Ypres , Ypres
territory of an Elector (of the Holy Roman Empire) that expanded to become the kingdom of Prussia in 1701 Brandenburg
area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies bridgehead , foothold
more than 40 northeastern Virgin Islands (15 inhabited); a dependent territory of the United Kingdom British Virgin Islands
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