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synonyms for blockading

  • blockade
  • boycott
  • demonstrate
  • walk out
  • strike
  • hit the bricks
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How to use blockading in a sentence

Others were retaken by the English blockading squadrons, who received then one eighth for salvage.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
Off Charleston we passed through the blockading fleet, which was gayly decorated in honor of the taking of Fort Fisher.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
They are not blockading Genoa, he said, but simply occupying the station best suited to intercept a contraband trade.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
With British ships practically blockading the coast, he saw that to try to escape was hopeless.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
The blockading fleet, however, held its position, and on September 3d opened fire again in the last of its assaults.
HISTORIC ADVENTURESRUPERT S. HOLLAND
The difficulty of blockading Toulon was now increased by the failure of provisions.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXLII. VOL. LV. APRIL, 1844VARIOUS
Shortly after the Americans abandoned the attack, the blockading (p. 598) squadron got under way and stood down the bay.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
The night of the 14th of January was dark and foggy, and the blockading fleet was nowhere to be seen.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
For years after this, the sounds were occupied by a small squadron of the United States navy, mainly blockading cruisers.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
Immediately upon his joining the navy, he was assigned to duty with the blockading squadron on the Atlantic coast.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
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