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Definition of Siege


  1. A seat; especially, a royal seat; a throne.
  2. Hence, place or situation; seat.
  3. Rank; grade; station; estimation.
  4. Passage of excrements; stool; fecal matter.
  5. The sitting of an army around or before a fortified place for the purpose of compelling the garrison to surrender; the surrounding or investing of a place by an army, and approaching it by passages and advanced works, which cover the besiegers from the enemy's fire. See the Note under Blockade.
  6. Hence, a continued attempt to gain possession.
  7. The floor of a glass-furnace.
  8. A workman's bench.
  9. To besiege; to beset.
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Siege Translations

siege in Dutch is belegering, beleg
siege in German is belagern, Belagerung
siege in Hungarian is ostrom
siege in Italian is assedio