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Noun: siege of Syracuse
  1. The Roman siege of Syracuse (214-212 BC) was eventually won by the Romans who sacked the city (killing Archimedes)
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  2. The Athenian siege of Syracuse (415-413 BC) was eventually won by Syracuse
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Type of: beleaguering, besieging, military blockade, siege

Encyclopedia: Siege of Syracuse