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[kuh-nav-er-uh l]
  1. Cape, a cape on an island in E Florida: site of John F. Kennedy Space Center.
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Formerly Cape Kennedy.
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Historical Examples of canaveral

  • They flew us back to Canaveral for the de-briefing, both asleep.

    The Trouble with Telstar

    John Berryman

  • He in the meantime established a fort at St. Lucia, near Canaveral.

    The Spaniards in Florida

    George R. Fairbanks

  • Toward sunset the low jutting fore-land of Canaveral on the east coast of Florida, came into view.

  • The next night, the big news was the countdown in process at Canaveral to put a functioning "dome" on the moon.

British Dictionary definitions for canaveral


  1. 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 launchedFormer name (1963–73): Cape Kennedy
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