as in attack
a sudden experiencing of a physical or mental disorder a devastating siege of typhoid fever hit the city

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as in blockade
the cutting off of an area by military means to stop the flow of people or supplies after a siege of six weeks, the city of Vicksburg surrendered to General Grant and his Union forces

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“Siege.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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