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siege
used in Not Without My Daughter

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

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any prolonged attack, effort, or period of trouble
  • The city was under siege, its every activity scrutinized by heavily armed soldiers and scowling police.

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