HyperDic: siege_of_orleans

English > 1 sense of the expression siege of Orleans:
NOUNactsiege of Orleans, Orleansa long siege of Orleans by the English was relieved by Joan of Arc in 1429
English > siege of Orleans: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA long siege of Orleans by the English was relieved by Joan of Arc in 1429.
SynonymOrleans
Instance ofsiege, besieging, beleaguering, military blockadeThe action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
RegionFrance, French RepublicA republic in western Europe
Spanishasedio de Orleans, Orleans
CatalanOrleans

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