barricaded barricaded  /ˈbæ rə ˌkeɪ dɪd/


  • (adj) preventing entry or exit or a course of action



  1. Twenty police, nervously eying a growing mob of 20,000 Africans demanding to be arrested, barricaded themselves behind a 4-ft.
  2. In Eisenach and Dessau, French, Belgian and Dutch slave labor gangs barricaded themselves in their barracks, sang their national anthems.
  3. So they got everybody in there, barricaded the door with tables and chairs and anything else that came in handy, and even made arrangements for water and toilets.


  1. Resident barricaded in home prompts Metro SWAT response

    Metro Police SWAT has been called to help diffuse a situation in which a person is barricaded inside a residence following a civil disturbance call.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Sun

  2. Barricaded man surrenders to police

    A man who barricaded himself in a hotel for seven hours early Tuesday morning is now in police custody charged with armed burglary..
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WTSP-TV Tampa

  3. Barricaded man, 23, at Palm Harbor motel taken into custody by SWAT team

    A man accused of trying to break into a cab barricaded himself in a Pinellas County motel room for s
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bay News 9 Tampa Bay


  1. Before his phone went dead, Mr. Karim added: "I managed to turn away and I ran into the hotel kitchen and then we were shunted into a restaurant in the basement. We are now in the dark in this room, and we have barricaded all the doors. It's really...
    on Nov 26, 2008 By: Sajjad Karim Source: New York Times

  2. "The headquarters is tightly barricaded and equipped with video cameras to block our men, but yet our girls are smuggled in," Mr Sogavare said. "This is against our law but RAMSI personnel committing these offences cannot be prosecuted under...
    on Nov 14, 2006 By: Manasseh Sogavare Source: ABC Online

  3. "They could be in another location or they could be barricaded somewhere," Hatfield told reporters.
    on Jan 3, 2006 By: Ben Hatfield Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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