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Cape Canaveral



[kuh-nav-er-uh l] /kəˈnæv ər əl/
Cape, a cape on an island in E Florida: site of John F. Kennedy Space Center.
Formerly (1963–73) Cape Kennedy. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • We were a little north of Cape Canaveral when the "Tigris" took fire.

    A Jolly Fellowship Frank R. Stockton
  • When I left the pilot-house, Cape Canaveral, or rather the light on it, was in sight.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • That won't be till after the Cape Canaveral gets back from Terra.

    Four-Day Planet Henry Beam Piper
  • It would be picked up by the Cape Canaveral when she got in from Odin five hundred hours from now.

    Four-Day Planet Henry Beam Piper
  • He will give you a packet; you will give him a dollar, and drive on to Cape Canaveral, and you will do what is to be done there.

    In Search of the Unknown Robert W. Chambers
  • A distant, dark object on the beach concentrated my distracted thoughts; it must be the breakwater at Cape Canaveral.

    In Search of the Unknown Robert W. Chambers
  • Within a few days, all the French ships were cast on shore, the greater number near Cape Canaveral.

  • The beast at Cape Canaveral stood three hundred and fifteen feet tall dwarfing her creators into microscopic proportions.

    Instinct George Oliver Smith
British Dictionary definitions for Cape Canaveral


Cape Canaveral, a cape on the E coast of Florida: site of the US Air Force Missile Test Centre, from which the majority of US space missions have been launched Former name (1963–73) Cape Kennedy
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Cape Canaveral in Culture
Cape Canaveral [(kuh-nav-uhr-uhl, kuh-nav-ruhl)]

Formerly Cape Kennedy. Located on the east coast of Florida, it is the site of the John F. Kennedy Space Center, from which many American space vehicles have been launched.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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