Cannes

[ kan, kanz; French kan ]
/ kæn, kænz; French kan /

noun

a city in SE France, on the Mediterranean Sea: resort; annual film festival.
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Cannes

/ (kæn, kænz, French kan) /

noun

a port and resort in SE France: developed in the 19th century from a fishing village; annual film festival. Pop: 67 304 (1999)
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Cannes

[ (kan) ]

Fashionable resort on the French Riviera.

Note

Cannes hosts an annual international film festival.
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