German-English translation for "belagern"

"belagern" English translation

belagern
transitives Verb | transitive verb v/t <kein ge-; h>

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  • besiege
    belagern Militär, militärisch | military termMIL Stadt, Festung etc
    lay siege to
    belagern Militär, militärisch | military termMIL Stadt, Festung etc
    belagern Militär, militärisch | military termMIL Stadt, Festung etc
  • besiege
    belagern figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig umgangssprachlich | familiar, informalumg
    belagern figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig umgangssprachlich | familiar, informalumg
examples
eine Festung belagern [schleifen]
to besiege [to dismantle] a fortress
eine Festung belagern [schleifen]
In 1683 Turks sieged Vienne for the second time.
Im Jahre 1683 belagerten die Türken zum zweiten Male Wien.
Source: Tatoeba
This diary belonged to the girl who lived in besieged Leningrad.
Dieses Tagebuch gehörte einem Mädchen, das im belagerten Leningrad lebte.
Source: Tatoeba
Gaza has been besieged since June of last year.
Seit Juni letzten Jahres wird Gaza belagert.
Source: Europarl
# Taiz is still under siege.
#Taiz wird immer noch belagert.
Source: GlobalVoices
Today, Morsi seems as besieged as Syria s President Bashar al-Assad ’.
Mursi scheint derzeit ebenso belagert zu sein wie der syrische Präsident Baschar al-Assad.
Source: News-Commentary
The army besieged the castle for many days.
Das Heer belagerte viele Tage lang die Burg.
Source: Tatoeba
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