noun. ['ˈsiːdʒ'] the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack.
- military blockade
- sege (Middle English (1100-1500))
Words that Rhyme with Siege
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A common misspelling of siege is seige
Example sentences of the word siege
1. Noun, singular or mass
Columbus witnessed the siege at Granada, which was a victory for Spanish Christians and the throne.
Quotes containing the word siege
1. It's hard not to be a fighter when you're constantly under siege.
- Cassandra Duffy
2. Happiness is something you lay siege to, it is a battle like a game of go. I will take hold of all the pain and snuff it out.
- Shan Sa, The Girl Who Played Go
3. The Encyclopedia--the advance artillery of reason, the armada of philosophy, the siege engine of the enlightenment...
- Peter Prange, The Philosopher's Kiss: A Novel