Definition of Blockading. Meaning of Blockading. Synonyms of Blockading

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Definition of Blockading

Blockading
Blockade Block*ade", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blockaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Blockading.] 1. To shut up, as a town or fortress, by investing it with troops or vessels or war for the purpose of preventing ingress or egress, or the introduction of supplies. See note under Blockade, n. ``Blockaded the place by sea.' --Gilpin. 2. Hence, to shut in so as to prevent egress. Till storm and driving ice blockade him there. --Wordsworth. 3. To obstruct entrance to or egress from. Huge bales of British cloth blockade the door. --Pope.

Meaning of Blockading from wikipedia

- obey a request to stop for inspection from the blockading nation. If the situation so demands, the blockading nation can request that the ship divert to a...
- the Coast Blockading Squadron before being renamed May 17, 1861. It was split the same year for the creation of the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron...
- world. Blockade runners are often the fastest ships available, and come lightly armed and armored. Their operations are quite risky since blockading fleets...
- The Berlin Blockade (24 June 1948 – 12 May 1949) was one of the first major international crises of the Cold War. During the multinational occupation of...
- The list of historical blockades informs about blockades that were carried out either on land, or in the maritime and air spaces in the effort to defeat...
- North Atlantic Blockading Squadron and the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron. Following President Abraham Lincoln’s proclamation of a blockade of Southern...
- The Mohmand blockade (1916–1917) was a blockade formed by a series of blockhouses and barbed wire defences, along the Mohmand border on the North West...
- Blockade is the prevention of troops and supplies from reaching an opposing army. Blockade may also refer to: Blockade (board game), a strategy game by...
- Napoleon, in retaliation to the British Order-in-Council of 17 May 1806 blockading all ports from Brest to the Elbe, issued the Berlin Decree forbidding...
- Neuraxial anesthesia refers to local anesthetics placed around the nerves of the central nervous system, such as spinal anesthesia, caudal anesthesia,...
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