Definition of


  1. (noun, act) intense and continuous artillery fire
  2. (verb, competition) attack with cannons or artillery

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Synonyms of Cannonade


Alternate forms of Cannonade

Derivations: cannonade

Hypernyms: artillery fire, assail, attack, cannon fire

Origin of the word Cannonade

  1. 1655, from cannon + -ade. As a verb, from 1670. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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