1. the isolating, closing off, or surrounding of a place, as a port, harbor, or city, by hostile ships or troops to prevent entrance or exit.
2. any obstruction of passage or progress: We had difficulty in getting through the blockade of bodyguards.
3. Pathology. interruption or inhibition of a normal physiological signal, as a nerve impulse or a heart muscle–contraction impulse. verb (used with object), blockaded, blockading.
4. to subject to a blockade.
"roads can be blockaded."
"ports can be blockaded."
"islands can be blockaded."
"highways can be blockaded."
"ferries can be blockaded."
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