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Noun: siege  seej
  1. (military) the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
    - besieging, beleaguering, military blockade
Verb: siege  seej
  1. Encircle as a military tactic
    "The Turks sieged Vienna";
    - besiege, beleaguer, surround, hem in, circumvent

Derived forms: sieged, sieges, sieging

Type of: assail, attack, blockade, encirclement

Encyclopedia: Siege