besieged
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Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Besieged — Besiege Be*siege , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Besieged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Besieging}.] [OE. bisegen; pref. be + segen to siege. See {Siege}.] To beset or surround with armed forces, for the purpose of compelling to surrender; to lay siege to; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • besieged — adjective surrounded by hostile forces the besieged town • Similar to: ↑enclosed …   Useful english dictionary

  • besieged — adj. under a siege be·siege || bɪ siːdÊ’ v. surround, encompass, lay siege to, beleaguer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Besieged planet — In astrology, a besieged planet is a planet that is placed between two malefic planets, namely Mars and Saturn. Besieged planets are believed to be very restricted in their functioning, so even if a planet is a benefic, the very fact that it is… …   Wikipedia

  • Besieged (film) — Infobox Film name = Besieged director = Bernardo Bertolucci writer = Bernardo Bertolucci Clare Peploe starring = Thandie Newton David Thewlis producer = Massimo Cortesi music = Alessio Vlad cinematography = Fabio Cianchetti editing = distributor …   Wikipedia

  • Mirrodin Besieged — ← Scars of Mirrodin New Phyrexia → Mirrodin Besieged …   Wikipedia

  • Fortress Besieged — infobox Book | name = Fortress Besieged title orig = translator = image caption = author = Qian Zhongshu illustrator = cover artist = country = China language = Chinese series = genre = Novel publisher = release date = 1947 english release date …   Wikipedia

  • be besieged — be inundated by large numbers of requests or complaints. → besiege …   English new terms dictionary

  • Menglianggu Campaign — Part of the Chinese Civil War …   Wikipedia

  • Siege — A siege is a military blockade of a city or fortress with the intent of conquering by attrition and/or assault. The term derives from sedere , Latin for seat or sitting. [ [http://m w.com/dictionary/siege Merriam Webster: siege] ] A siege occurs… …   Wikipedia

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