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annex (something) to

To legally join tracts of land. In order to make such drastic renovations to your home, you'll need to annex more land to your lot.
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annex something to something

[for a governmental body of a town or city] to attach a parcel of land onto an existing parcel of land through legal proceedings. The village annexed some adjacent land to itself. The adjoining lot was annexed to the site to allow for a bigger building.
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annex to something

[for the owner of a parcel of land] to have land attached to an adjacent town or city. Our community doesn't want to annex to Adamsville. The town voted to annex to the neighboring city of Smithton.
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Pickett said Mesquite has reached out to residents, offering city staff to help them navigate the annexation.
Following the annexation, Russia faced international sanctions and condemnation by the European Union and the United Nations.
and Glorybee Foods - have benefited from more relaxed annexation rules than the rest of the city, due to a hard-fought, 20-year-old agreement hammered out in the early 1990s between annexation-resistant businesses and the city.
An internal Fairborn memo indicates the Bath Township has 25 days, from the date the petition was filed, to object to the annexation.
Councilman Bob Lewis said Santa Clarita's proposal might take away major revenue sources with the annexation of the commerce center and a couple of shopping centers.
Map 1 shows that Cordova is bounded on the east by the county line, on the south by incorporated cities--Germantown and Collierville and their annexation reserves--on the north by incorporated cities--Bartlett, Arlington, and Lake-land and their annexation reserves--and on the west by Memphis.
But now that it is the other way and the Americans are doing the moving, there is no reason why there should be any annexation talk or any annexation sentiment, and there is neither annexation talk nor annexation sentiment.
Bukey's interpretation of Austria's annexation to Germany largely follows the prevailing view.
I'm not against annexation," says Kelly, senior program coordinator at Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families.
I flashed to John Ross's latest book, The Annexation of Mexico, and his story about Clinton, a new-born Tojalabal boy in a Chiapas Indian village.
On top of that, it gave new incorporations priority over annexation attempts.
Dan Richards, lead attorney for the City in the matter, said, "This decision underscores the City's commitment to fair and reasonable negotiations on annexation issues.
But the version of the bill that passed the lower chamber includes a key change related to annexation around military bases that is a big point of contention.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that his call to reform and restrict the municipal annexation process is generating growing support across Texas.
Corvallis citizens passed Oregon's first voter annexation ordinance in 1976.