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Definitions for besieged
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. besieged(adj)

    surrounded by hostile forces

    "the besieged town"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Besieged

    of Besiege

Freebase

  1. Besieged

    Besieged is a 1998 film by Bernardo Bertolucci starring Thandie Newton and David Thewlis. It is based on the short story "The Siege" by James Lasdun.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. besieged

    The garrison that defends the place against the army that lays siege to it.

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of besieged in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of besieged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of besieged in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    When your mind is besieged by some inauspicious thoughts, you can bring the sunshine into your life by staying calm!

  2. Miguel de Cervantes:

    'Tis said of love that it sometimes goes, sometimes flies runs with one, walks gravely with another turns a third into ice, and sets a fourth in a flame it wounds one, another it kills like lightning it begins and ends in the same moment it makes that fort yield at night which it besieged but in the morning for there is no force able to resist it.

  3. Mohamad Sheikho:

    We cannot move, I tell you. It is besieged, the humanitarian situation is extremely bad.

  4. Jan Egeland:

    It's like there are less answers, less quick answers, less momentum, less dynamics in the situation than we had immediately after the ministerial meeting in Munich, we must be able to get to the remaining besieged areas.

  5. Arnulf of Milan:

    captured the city of Vercelli, besieged Novara, invaded Como, and destroyed many other places opposed to him. In the end [1014-15], worn down by labor and sickness and deprived of his kingdom, he was content with the monastery named Fruttuaria alone. There, after the regalia had been placed upon the altar and he had donned the habit of a pauper, he fell asleep in his own time

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