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lay siege to

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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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“Lay siege to.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lay%20siege%20to. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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