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cannonade
American English: /ˌkænəˈneɪd/
British English: /ˌkanəˈneɪd/

Translation of cannonade in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • A desultory cannonade began at about 14.00, and as it seemed likely that there would be no battle that day Newcastle retired to his coach.
    • Three times the German armor attempted to break through, but, as more battalions of American artillery joined the cannonade, the enemy at last gave way.
    • All killings, all maimings, all arrogant demolishions of people's homes, all assassinations, all bombings, all suicide attacks, all aerial slaugherings, all tank cannonades, all invasions are inherently wrong.

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