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Noun Concept
Categories: Warfare of the Middle Ages, Articles with short description, Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the 1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica with Wikisource reference, Military strategy, Siege warfare
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siege  besieging  beleaguering  military blockade  Barricade situation
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The action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack WordNet 3.0
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The action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A siege is a military blockade of a city, or fortress, with the intent of conquering by attrition, or by well-prepared assault. Wikipedia
Military blockade and assault of a city or fortress with the intent of conquering. For a list of sieges, see list of sieges. Wikipedia Disambiguation
A prolonged military assault on a blockade of a city or fortress with the intent of conquering by force or attrition. OmegaWiki
The act by which a place is besieged. Wiktionary
A prolonged military assault or a blockade of a city or fortress with the intent of conquering by force or attrition. Wiktionary