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cannonade

[ kan-uh-neyd ]
/ 藢k忙n 蓹藞ne瑟d /
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noun
a continued discharge of cannon, especially during an attack.
an attack, as of invective or censure, suggestive of cannon fire; barrage.
verb (used with object), can路non路ad路ed, can路non路ad路ing.
to attack continuously with or as if with cannon
verb (used without object), can路non路ad路ed, can路non路ad路ing.
to discharge like continuous cannon fire.
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Origin of cannonade

1645鈥55; <French canonnade<Italian cannonata, equivalent to cannon(e) cannon + -ata-ade1
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British Dictionary definitions for cannonade

cannonade
/ (藢k忙n蓹藞ne瑟d) /

noun
an intense and continuous artillery bombardment
verb
to attack (a target) with cannon
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