Variant of blockade
- a shutting off of a port or region of a belligerent state by the troops or ships of the enemy in order to prevent passage in or out in time of war
- any blocking action designed to isolate another nation and cut off communication and commerce with it
- the force that maintains a blockade
- any strategic barrier
Origin: block plush -ade
- blockader noun
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