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a prolonged surrounding of an objective by hostile troops

to surround with hostile troops

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The Elders told the blockaders, "We've been silent about this for most of our life.
A risk-tolerant defender may attempt to maneuver the blockader into a position where the latter must attack a blockade runner (and/or its military escort) and thereby risk triggering an "ill-controlled" escalation.
As early as January 2003 logging operators began taking a detour to the east rather than contend with the blockaders at Slant Lake.
Mostly, Sock revealed, New Brunswick's largest Indigenous community is "trying to heal" from the police raid, as blockaders continue to face the courts and support pours in from across the continent.
Yet only about 10 percent of China's energy imports are presently carried on domestic hulls, a fact that would force a blockader to identify and intercept the other 90 percent.
However, in New Brunswick, an APTN reporter heard one police officer shout at blockaders, "Crown land belongs to government, not to f**king natives.
Finally, other naval historians fail to even mention the board, such as Virgil Carrington Jones, The Civil War at Sea: The Blockaders (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1960).
Plain refers to information revealed by APTN's reporter Kenneth Jackson, who wrote about Ontario Supreme Court Justice David Brown, who issued both the Sarnia injunction, and a separate one against Tyendinaga Mohawk blockaders.
William Van Cleaf to Brother, May 4, 1862, Van Cleaf Papers; Anonymous, "Life On A Blockader," Continental Monthly 6 (July 1864): 50
Somehow he has got to mollify the blockaders - or at least split the farmers from the truckers - without being seen blatantly to cave in to them.
The latest two victims were truck drivers who succumbed to burn wounds early on Tuesday morning at two state run hospitals in the capital and northwestern Rangpur, days after suspected blockaders attacked their vehicles with petrol bombs.
Will he really face down the September blockaders and refuse to trim taxes on petrol or even diesel in his 'pre-Budget' next month?
the fourth essay in Raiders & Blockaders, examines how new inventions and key technologies were incorporated into naval warfare in the 1860s.
Blockaders left refineries amid fears that vital services were only hours from collapse.
To the blockaders and First Nations people they are scared shrine.