Sentence Examples


  • Here, although closely blockaded, he managed to hold his ground, and took advantage of a quarrel between the Persian generals to conclude peace (376).
  • Buenos Aires was in 1838 blockaded by a French fleet; but Rosas stood firm.
  • Buenos Aires was blockaded by the combined English and French fleets, September 1845, which landed a force to open the passage up the Parana to Paraguay, which had been declared closed to foreigners by Rosas.
  • Here he was besieged by Don Frederick of Toledo, Alva's natural son, who blockaded all approach to the town.
  • Thus the Venetians found themselves blockaded in their own lagoons.

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