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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The attempt to take control of a city or fort or some other kind of community.

Usage examples (36)
  • The army laid siege to the isolated town.
  • Shalit has not been released - no siege is going to free him.
  • But make no mistake Detroit is going to be under siege from the Chinese soon.
  • “But the perception of us being a company under siege is just not accurate.” for more
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