blockaded


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preventing entry or exit or a course of action

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among them, Lord Rockingham's in Grosvenor Square); which were blockaded as though to sustain a siege, and had guns pointed from the windows.
Thus, notwithstanding that a great many people continued to stare at the entry and the figures therein displayed; and remained there with great perseverance, by the hour at a time, to hear the barrel-organ played and to read the bills; and notwithstanding that they were kind enough to recommend their friends to patronise the exhibition in the like manner, until the door-way was regularly blockaded by half the population of the town, who, when they went off duty, were relieved by the other half; it was not found that the treasury was any the richer, or that the prospects of the establishment were at all encouraging.
The rebels seeking regional autonomy agreed Sunday to allow the reopening of two of four oil terminals which they have blockaded since July.
Loitering near the boundary of the blockaded area, failing to answer radio communications from the blockading force, failure to display night navigation lights, or other attempts at concealment would probably all constitute reasonable grounds for suspicion on the part of the blockade commander.
Gaza has been blockaded since June 2007, a situation that has caused a decline in the standard of living, unprecedented levels of unemployment, and unrelenting poverty.
The Gaza Strip has been blockaded by Israel since 2007.
Photo: The Allies continued to airlift supplies into blockaded Berlin, knowing full well the Russians would not launch a military attack in return.
He said: "Businesses will be hit first rather than the government if our oil refineries are blockaded again by the fuel protestors.
Two Saskatchewan treaty groups blockaded construction of the line in two locations: just outside the provincial capital of Regina and near Kerrobert, in western Saskatchewan.