Translation of siege in Spanish:
- the city was under siegestate of siege to raise o lift a siegela ciudad estaba sitiadato lay siegelevantar un sitio
tosomething/somebodyto lay siege to a castlethe press laid siege to the newlywedssitiar un castillolos periodistas asediaron a los recién casados(before noun) (economy/mentality)de sitiode asedioExample sentences
- In the American civil war the sieges of Vicksburg and Petersburg saw trench warfare on a localized scale, and the same was true of the siege of Port Arthur in the Russo-Japanese war.
- After more than a month of siege warfare, Pemberton surrendered to Grant on 4 July 1863.
- Stalingrad, besides being the turning-point of the war on the Eastern Front, was also a reminder that an ancient form of land warfare, the siege, was by no means obsolete.
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