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siege
used in The Return of the King

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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
  • Chapter 4 The Siege of Gondor Pippin was roused by Gandalf.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (0% in)
  • But ere long it may well come to pass that Minas Tirith is surrounded, and unless you have the strength to break a siege of many powers, the Lord Denethor bids me say that he judges that the strong arms of the Rohirrim would be better within his walls than without.
    5.3 -- Book 5 Chapter 3 -- The Muster of Rohan (59% in)
  • Slowly the great siege-towers built in Osgiliath rolled forward through the dark.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (80% in)
  • Shot and dart fell thick; siege-towers crashed or blazed suddenly like torches.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (95% in)
  • After a while the king led his men away somewhat eastward, to come between the fires of the siege and the outer fields.
    5.5 -- Book 5 Chapter 5 -- The Ride of the Rohirrim (86% in)
  • Ahead nearer the walls Elfhelm's men were among the siege-engines, hewing, slaying, driving their foes into the fire-pits.
    5.6 -- Book 5 Chapter 6 -- The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (3% in)
  • But they had not yet overthrown the siege, nor won the Gate.
    5.6 -- Book 5 Chapter 6 -- The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (4% in)
  • Victory cannot be achieved by arms, whether you sit here to endure siege after siege, or march out to be overwhelmed beyond the River.
    5.9 -- Book 5 Chapter 9 -- The Last Debate (61% in)
  • Victory cannot be achieved by arms, whether you sit here to endure siege after siege, or march out to be overwhelmed beyond the River.
    5.9 -- Book 5 Chapter 9 -- The Last Debate (61% in)
  • And when he learned that at the siege of Gondor there had been a great number of these beasts but that they were all destroyed, he thought it a sad loss.
    6.4 -- Book 6 Chapter 4 -- The Field of Cormallen (95% in)

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