What is another word for siege?

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[ sˈiːd͡ʒ], [ sˈiːd‍ʒ], [ s_ˈiː_dʒ]

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How to use "Siege" in context?

1. A siege is a military blockade of a city or town by land, naval, or air forces. It is also a term of art and a mode of warfare.

2. The intention of a siege is to compel the surrender of a city or town by blunting its food, water, and medical supplies, and even its ability to generate warmth.

3. Sieges often involve thousands of troops, many of whom are badly equipped. The length of a siege can vary greatly, from a few days to many months.

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