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Definitions of siege in various dictionaries:
noun - the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
The surrounding and blockading of a city, town, or fortress by an army attempting to capture it.
A prolonged period, as of illness: a siege of asthma.
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|The taking of Troy, e.g.|
|Kind of mentality|
|Not just a raid|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|(Alex: Ah, some strange news from Turin now) It's crazy -- the Citadel is under this, similar to a blockade, from an army that's also under this from another army|
A siege is a military blockade of a city, or fortress, with the intent of conquering by attrition, or a well-prepared assault. This derives from sedere, Latin for "to sit". Siege warfare is a form of constant, low-intensity conflict characterized by one party holding a strong, static, defensive position. Consequently, an opportunity for negotiation between combatants is not uncommon, as proximity and fluctuating advantage can encourage diplomacy.|
* A siege occurs when an attacker encounters a city or fortress that cannot be easily taken by a quick assault, and which refuses to surrender. Sieges involve surrounding the target to block the provision of supplies and the reinforcement or escape of troops (a tactic known as "investment"). This is typically coupled with attempts to reduce the fortifications by means of siege engines, artillery bombardment, mining (also known as sapping), or the use of deception or treachery to bypass defenses.
* Failing a military outcome, sieges can often be de