It left at least some ambiguity regarding the siege Israel has clamped on Gaza since 2007.
In early August Sherman brought in siege guns and vowed to leave Atlanta “a used-up community by the time we are done with it.”
The siege of Gaza has been a propaganda gold mine for bin Laden.
Video of the siege shows some of the passengers armed with marbles and slingshots.
As Beatriz, having accompanied her husband, lay dying during the siege of Mexico, her sister Francisca was by her side.
Eminah does not fully know the meaning of a siege; she only grieves for the poor doves.
The return from this Crusade was as disastrous as that from the siege of Troy.
The siege of St. John's was now pushed on by Montgomery with vigor.
They used every device of ingenious minds to push the siege.
On the siege being raised, Melville left Poitiers for Geneva, footing it all the way in the company of a few fellow-students.
early 13c., "a seat" (as in Siege Perilous, early 13c., the vacant seat at Arthur's Round Table, according to prophecy to be occupied safely only by the knight destined to find the Holy Grail), from Old French sege "seat, throne," from Vulgar Latin *sedicum "seat," from Latin sedere "sit" (see sedentary). The military sense is attested from c.1300; the notion is of an army "sitting down" before a fortress.