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  Definition of beleaguering
  1. the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
Similar Words: siege, besieging, military blockade

 

Hyponyms: Alamo, Atlanta, battle of Atlanta, Bataan, Corregidor, Dien Bien Phu, Lucknow, Orleans, siege of Orleans, Petersburg, Petersburg Campaign, Plevna, Pleven, Syracuse, siege of Syracuse, Vicksburg, siege of Vicksburg, Yorktown

 

 
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