to have control of a building, area, or country etc having taken it by force
Westland has been accused of trying to retake the country it once occupied.
to live in or use a piece of land or property, either as owner, a tenant, or illegally as a squatter
Pursuant to the Lease, Tenant is entitled to occupy all or any portion of the Sixth Floor Space.
to take up a certain amount of space, land, or time
Great Britain occupies a total area of 88,798 square miles.