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siege
used in Candide

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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
  • He bid us all be of good cheer, telling us that the like had happened in many sieges, and that it was according to the laws of war.
    Chapter 12 (69% in)

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