Sentence Examples


  • Not having sufficient materiel for two sieges, he laid siege to San Sebastian only, and blockaded Pampeluna.
  • Buenos Aires was in 1838 blockaded by a French fleet; but Rosas stood firm.
  • The others were blockaded in Cadiz.
  • Here he was besieged by Don Frederick of Toledo, Alva's natural son, who blockaded all approach to the town.
  • 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.