- Rhymes: -eɪd
NounBlockade (plural Blockades)
- The physical blocking or surrounding of a place, especially a port, in order to prevent commerce and traffic in or out.
- By extension, any form of formal isolation of something, especially with the force of law or arms.
- (nautical) The ships or other forces used to effect a naval blockade.
- (chess) Preventing an opponent's pawn moving by placing a piece in front of it
- (transitive) To create a blockade against.
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