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siege
used in The Two Towers

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Definition a military tactic in which a fortified place is surrounded and isolated while it is attacked over time

or:

any prolonged attack, effort, or period of trouble
  • We bring little provision, for we rode forth to open battle, not to a siege.
    3.7 -- Book 3 Chapter 7 -- Helm's Deep (32% in)
  • There's no grief in that; but think-there's someone loose hereabouts as is more dangerous than any other damned rebel that ever walked since the bad old times, since the Great Siege.
    4.10 -- Book 4 Chapter 10 -- The Choices of Master Samwise (80% in)

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