View definitions for blockaded


adjective as in attacked

adjective as in besieged

adjective as in impassable

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“If Donetsk is blockaded the humanitarian situation will be 10 times worse than in Slavyansk,” he continues.

The snap referendum was held two weeks after Russian forces seized the peninsula and blockaded Ukrainian soldiers in their bases.

A generation of young Palestinians is trapped in the blockaded strip, with little hope for the future.

The United States and Britain were at war with Germany and Japan and blockaded them.

The rescue mission saved the city when the Russians blockaded road and rail connections, trying to starve the population.

Their unsold cargoes on the way in steamers when Manila was blockaded came in for enormously advanced prices.

A traveler coming, wet and cold, into a country ale-house on the coast of Kent, found the fire completely blockaded.

It is known that, for two months, I blockaded Bastia with a squadron; only fifty sacks of flour got into the town.

The Swedes and their allies occupied Nuremberg, while the imperialists fortified a great camp and blockaded the city.

This bay being in possession of the allies, Nice could be completely blockaded by sea.


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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blockaded, such as: assailed, besieged, bombarded, bombed, invaded, and stormed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.