laid siege to

phrase

past tense of lay siege to
as in besieged
to surround (as a fortified place) with armed forces for the purpose of capturing or preventing commerce and communication The military is preparing to lay siege to the city.

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“Laid siege to.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/laid%20siege%20to. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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