cannonade

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  • The cannonade continued for some hours, but it was followed by no general attack. Cited from History of Modern Europe 1792-1878, by C. A. Fyffe
  • The battle began on both sides with a cannonade from several hundred guns. Cited from War and Peace, by by Leo Tolstoy/Tolstoi
  • The morning broke bright and still, and an hour later the cannonade began again. Cited from With Moore At Corunna, by G. A. Henty
  • But since the cannonade is returning, they will be fighting here again. Cited from Light, by Henri Barbusse [Tr.: Fitzwater Wray]
  • It was late in the afternoon, and a heavy cannonade was kept up till night-time. Cited from True to the Old Flag, by G. A. Henty
  • Here the men took cover at the first sound of cannonade. Cited from The Log of a Noncombatant, by Horace Green
  • Then at the end of that week the cannonade began around Paris worse than ever. Cited from Parisian Points of View, by Ludovic Hale'vy
  • A cannonade was kept up on both sides till the evening. Cited from History of England, James II V. 3, Macaulay
  • After the cannonade had been kept up for a bit, the infantry began their advance. Cited from With Rimington, by L. March Phillipps
  • Though cannonaded for several days, the place still held out. Cited from Our Sailors, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • We heard a cannonade at the city, but our attention was drawn to our own guests. Cited from The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn, by Henry P. Johnston
  • The cannonade, which had been going on for several hours, had now become more violent. Cited from My Days of Adventure, by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly
  • The town knew nothing of what was being done under cover of that furious cannonade. Cited from French and English, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • They will deliver a heavy cannonade and then under cover of the smoke they will charge. Cited from The Guns of Bull Run, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • About ten the enemy were drawn up, and began the cannonade. Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II, by Tobias Smollett
  • While the cannonade continued the British formed in order of attack. Cited from True to the Old Flag, by G. A. Henty
  • The day following the assault, a fresh cannonade was opened upon the city. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1573 by Motley
  • Directly afterwards the cannonade from the side of the enemy ceased along the whole extent of their line. Cited from Hurricane Hurry, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • A heavy cannonade was carried on, for some time, between the ships and the enemy's works. Cited from On the Irrawaddy, by G. A. Henty
  • The following day they began to cannonade from the city walls, and in the afternoon repeated their attack. Cited from Forty-one years in India, by Frederick Sleigh Roberts
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Meaning of cannonade

  • noun Intense and continuous artillery fire
  • verb Attack with cannons or artillery