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Meaning of BESIEGING

Pronunciation:  bus'eejing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
 

BESIEGING is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: beleaguering, military blockade, siege
 
 See Also: Alamo, Atlanta, Bataan, battle of Atlanta, blockade, Corregidor, Dien Bien Phu, encirclement, Lucknow, Orleans, Petersburg, Petersburg Campaign, Pleven, Plevna, siege of Orleans, siege of Syracuse, siege of Vicksburg, Syracuse, Vicksburg, Yorktown

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Be*sie"ging\, a.
That besieges; laying siege to. -- {Be*sie"ging*ly}, adv.

 

 

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