captivity, imprisonment, incarceration, immurement
Meaning: the state of being imprisoned; "he was held in captivity until he died"; "the imprisonment of captured soldiers"; "his ignominious incarceration in the local jail"; "he practiced the immurement of his enemies in the castle dungeon"
Meaning: the state of being a slave; "So every bondman in his own hand bears the power to cancel his captivity"--Shakespeare
Some were killed on the spot; some were dragged into captivity; women and children were burned.
Little George visited her captivity sometimes and consoled it with feeble gleams of encouragement.
Supper was over, and Pierre who at first declined to speak about his captivity was gradually led on to do so.
During his captivity the conduct of affairs had fallen into the hands of John Ducas, uncle of the young emperor Michael.
From the date of their incarceration in the Temple their doom was sealed, and nothing but death released any one save the Princess Marie Theresa from captivity.
It was such a Man as this that freed a great nation from the chains of captivity, made them contented, brought them out from Egypt, and led them to the Holy Land.
She even obtained permission that he should leave his prison occasionally for a day or two, and reside in her palace, she being responsible for his return to captivity.
When he met her the week before, she treated him with the utmost disdain; now she greeted him with a smile, and said, "I trust you have not come to carry papa away in captivity.
As on former occasions of conquest, the Mountain-men pursued the flying host into their swamps, but they did not, as in former times, return to slay the aged and carry the women and children into captivity.
There is nothing they so much dread as being left on foot with an empty gun and no time to load, when perhaps a single shot might change defeat into victory; sure captivity into freedom, or a dead companion into a laughing, jolly and lovable help-mate, ready for setting a trap or to engage in the next bloody skirmish.