blockade

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  • We should therefore be driven back on the policy of blockading the country. Cited from Peaceless Europe, by Francesco Saverio Nitti
  • The ships did not fight again, and the blockade remained in place.
  • During the greater part of the time he was blockaded in the palace. Cited from Caesar: A Sketch, by James Anthony Froude
  • In case a place is blockaded by sea only, how may trade be carried on with it? Cited from The Government Class Book, by Andrew W. Young
  • If I'd only thought, we could have blockaded it in some way. Cited from Tom Swift in the Caves of Ice, by Victor Appleton
  • They learned that she was to be carried off by the crew and leave them blockaded. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 7, No. 44, June, 1861, by Various
  • Due to the blockades the police called off the march in the afternoon.
  • Due to the blockades most of them even did not reach their gathering points.
  • They blockaded the British and the local administration, both on sea and land.
  • They remained as if blockaded for two days in that place. Cited from The History of Rome; Vol II, Books 9 to 26, by Titus Livius
  • After several buildings had been demolished and four people killed, Charles called off the blockade.
  • He ordered the construction of large blockades to block the path of the water.
  • I think we were, on the whole, more hungry than those whom we blockaded. Cited from Stray Pearls, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • The result of this failed battle was that the Union would be blockaded for two more years.
  • The residents were blockaded in the building for a week until the danger passed.
  • The south still had a lot of supplies with them before the blockading started.
  • More than twenty streets were blockaded in the main beach district.
  • However, she was unable to get to sea, and remained blockaded to the close of the war. Cited from The Naval War of 1812, by Theodore Roosevelt
  • It led the three countries to put pressure on Mexico through blockades.
  • The decision to use physical force to break the blockades made national TV news in Ireland.
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Meaning of blockade

  • noun A war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy
  • noun Prevents access or progress
  • verb Obstruct access to
  • verb Impose a blockade on