Usage examples for blockade

  1. No other assault was attempted- the blockade was continued to May 1776. On the 18th of June Arnold withdrew from Canada. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  2. I hinted at the possibilities of blockade. – If I May by A. A. Milne
  3. Look out for the blockade. – Memories of Childhood's Slavery Days by Annie L. Burton
  4. The blockade of Paris had paralyzed France. – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  5. From this city he issued, on November 21, the famous decree which was his answer to the British blockade of the continent. – Union and Democracy by Allen Johnson
  6. " You shouldn't have broken the blockade, and your friends shouldn't have rebelled and broken the laws," said I. " Laws!" – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. There are not enough provisions now in Dawson to feed those already there, and only a limited supply can be transported there before the winter blockade begins. – All about the Klondyke gold mines by J. Armoy Knox J. G. Pratt
  8. Germany's enemies were the first to declare a blockade on Germany, and the same is being persistently carried out. – Peking Dust by Ellen N. La Motte
  9. They are very numerous and powerful, and the Arabs of the towns are certainly afraid of them, for they can make travelling in the country very difficult, and even blockade the towns. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
  10. These were to be followed shortly afterwards by twelve more under Thrasycles, also taken from the blockade. – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  11. What do you think of Southern forts garrisoned by Northern troops, and Southern cities in blockade? – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  12. Soon the capital began to feel the miseries of a blockade. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  13. British commerce was seriously interfered with by the blockade. – Cruise and Captures of the Alabama by Albert M. Goodrich
  14. They may sell goods, except materials of war, to either belligerent, Blockade. – Studies in Civics by James T. McCleary
  15. Wherever the preparations for the blockade were still incomplete, neither the approach of night nor the pretext of weariness were suffered for an instant to hinder their continued progress. – Antonina by Wilkie Collins
  16. Still no news of when we are to start, but presumably it will be soon because of the " blockade," which starts on the 18th. – Servants of the Guns by Jeffery E. Jeffery
  17. The blockade business made the town and the hotel very lively. – Fighting for the Right by Oliver Optic
  18. The removal, so far as possible, of all economic barriers was applied to German barriers, and accompanied by the blockade of a people with whom we have never been at war. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon