From New Latin subiugatio, from Latinsubiugare (“to subiugate”); see subjugate.
Subjugation Sentence Examples
His most notable recorded achievement was the subjugation of Moab and the seizure of part of its territory.
Monk completed the subjugation of Scotland by 1654.
- Vespasian left the rivals to consume one another and occupied his army with the subjugation of the country.
The subjugation of such districts could only be by a system of effective military occupation and would be a work of time; but Alexander made a beginning by punitive expeditions, as occasion offered, calculated to reduce the free tribes to temporary quiet; we hear of such expeditions in the case of the Pisidians, the tribes of the Lebanon, the Uxii (in Khuzistan), the Tapyri (in the Elburz), the hill-peoples of Bajaor and Swat, the Cossaei (in Kurdistan); an expedition against the Arabs was in preparation when Alexander died.