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obsessĭo , ōnis, f. obsideo,
I.a blocking up, besieging, encompassing, a blockade of a place (class.): “obsessio templorum,Cic. Dom. 3, 5: “militaris viae,id. Pis. 17, 40: “castrorum,Suet. Caes. 58: “obsessionem alicuius omittere,Caes. B. C. 3, 24 fin.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Cicero, On his House, 3.5
    • Cicero, Against Piso, 17.40
    • Caesar, Civil War, 3.24
    • Suetonius, Divus Julius, 58
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