besieged besieged  /bɪ ˈsidʒd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) surrounded by hostile forces

Usage(s):

  1. In the past few years, the focus of Iranian films has shifted from within the country to its even more besieged neighbors in Kurdistan, Iraq and the Taliban-ruled Afghanistan.
  2. Tigan has been besieged with requests for radio and television interviews.
  3. Volunteers besieged his operation, offering themselves as research subjects.

News

  1. First Responder Appreciation Month organized in Provincetown

    When the Boston Marathon was besieged by bomb attacks two months ago, Boston EMS personnel were already there at the finish line.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Harwich Oracle

  2. Syrian warplanes strike rebel posts in Aleppo

    BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian warplanes struck rebel positions near a besieged military air base and other rebel-held areas in the country's north Tuesday as regime forces stepped up attacks against opposition fighters in the key province of Aleppo, activists said.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Syrian warplanes strike rebel posts in Aleppo - NBC40.net

    BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian warplanes struck rebel positions near a besieged military air base and other rebel-held areas in the country's north Tuesday as regime forces stepped up attacks against opposition fighters in the key province of Aleppo, activists said.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: NBC40 South Jersey

Quotes

  1. "ITV's challenge is to reduce its dependence on a free-to-air model threatened by digital media and besieged by legacy regulation," said Mr Norman.
    on Mar 2, 2010 By: Archie Norman Source: BBC News

  2. "We expected his (Obama's) change to mean that he will stand beside the Palestinian people, the besieged and the victims of injustice," Gadhafi said.
    on Jun 11, 2008 By: Moammar Gadhafi Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Addressing Obama, Gadahn says, "I know that as you slither snake-like into the second year of your reign as a purported president of change. You are fighting, your hands full, with running the affairs of a declining and besieged empire, and in the...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Adam Gadahn Source: Times of India

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