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1 a sudden experiencing of a physical or mental disorder
  • a devastating siege of typhoid fever hit the city

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2 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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The first known use of siege was in the 13th century

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“Siege.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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