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ˌkæn əˈneɪdcan·non·ade

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cannonade, drumfire(verb)

    intense and continuous artillery fire

  2. cannonade(verb)

    attack with cannons or artillery


  1. cannonade(Noun)

    Firing artillery in a large amount for a length of time .

  2. cannonade(Verb)

    To discharge artillery fire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cannonade(noun)

    the act of discharging cannon and throwing ball, shell, etc., for the purpose of destroying an army, or battering a town, ship, or fort; -- usually, an attack of some continuance

  2. Cannonade(noun)

    fig.; A loud noise like a cannonade; a booming

  3. Cannonade

    of Cannonade

  4. Cannonade(verb)

    to attack with heavy artillery; to batter with cannon shot

  5. Cannonade(verb)

    to discharge cannon; as, the army cannonaded all day

  6. Origin: [F. Canonnade; cf. It. cannanata.]


  1. Cannonade

    Cannonade was an American Thoroughbred racehorse best known as the winner of the 1974 Kentucky Derby.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cannonade

    The opening and continuance of the fire of artillery on any object attacked. Battering with cannon-shot.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. cannonade

    The act of discharging shot or shells from cannon for the purpose of destroying an army, or battering a town, ship, or fort; usually applied to an attack of some continuance.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cannonade in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cannonade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of cannonade in a Sentence

  1. Seán O'Casey:

    The military mind is indeed a menace. Old-fashioned futurity that sees only men fighting and dying in smoke and fire; hears nothing more civilized than a cannonade; scents nothing but the stink of battle-wounds and blood.

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