A prolonged surrounding of an objective by hostile troops
An often prolonged period, as of illness
To surround with hostile troops
The siege failed and the Assyrians retired.
The siege of Montevideo led to a joint intervention of England and France.
The wall of Herod Agrippa was planned on a grand scale, but its execution was stopped by the Romans, so that it was not completed at the time of the siege of Jerusalem by Titus.
Pavia offered stubborn resistance; but after a three year siege it was taken, and Alboin made it the capital of his new kingdom.
Heavy Field and Light Siege Units) would be attached.