Definition of cannery in English:


Syllabification: can·ner·y
Pronunciation: /ˈkanərē

noun (plural canneries)

  • A factory where food is canned.
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    • It's coming to the end, the factories and canneries slowly sink into the grit.
    • She worked for years in the berry fields of Oregon as well as in local canneries and frozen food processing plants.
    • Foreign-born women staffed canneries, textile mills, and garment factories and worked as cooks and child-care providers for middle-class Americans.

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