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blockade in Military topic

blockadeblockade2 verb [transitive]  PMto put a place under a blockade The ships blockaded the port.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
blockadeIn the southern state of Tabasco, farmers blockaded 60 oil wells in February to demand compensation from Pemex.Shipping lines have been avoiding the southern ports in fear of having their vessels blockaded.By this time the Soviets had forced a crisis by blockading Berlin, and fears of war mounted.Then, ports and Belfast International Airport were blockaded for days.They came up with a plot to blockade fuel supplies at depots starting at the weekend.They might also attempt to blockade roads to Dalmatian coast resorts.A US fleet blockaded the port of Veracruz.Ships blockaded the port.In June 1948 the Russians blockaded the western sectors of Berlin.