A blockade would have rapidly cut off Pakistan from oil supplies.
One of the reasons for the German collapse on the home front was the efficacy of the blockade.
The illegality, viciousness and moral horror of the blockade itself is simply taken for granted.
Netanyahu's response to the Gaza blockade crisis shows just how out of touch he is with America.
The Egyptian side of the blockade has never been so intense.
One of the rights of a belligerent nation which a neutral is bound to regard, is the right of blockade.
The blockade had raised even the most simple articles to the price of luxuries.
They affected, however, to believe that there was no blockade, and that there was no need of one now that America was in the war.
Then we will all have to get out or else be obliged to run the blockade.
We were informed that there was a good deal of illicit or blockade Whiskey as the natives call it, made in these swamps.
blockade block·ade (blŏ-kād')
Intravenous injection of large amounts of colloidal dyes in which the reaction of the reticuloendothelial cells to other influences is temporarily prevented.
Arrest of nerve impulse transmission at autonomic synaptic junctions, autonomic receptor sites, or myoneural junctions through the action of a drug.