Sentence Examples


  • The American commodore was now able to blockade the British flotilla at Kingston.
  • Doria resolved to blockade and starve Venice to surrender.
  • An international blockade of the island was proposed by Austria but rejected by England.
  • Cotton (Gossypium herbaceum), which at the beginning of the 19th century, at the time of the Continental blockade, and again during the American War of Secession, was largely cultivated, is now grown only in parts of Sicily and in a few southern provinces.
  • The work of blockade, and of harassing the Confederates on the coast and the rivers of the Atlantic seaboard, called for much service in boats, and entailed a great deal of exposure.