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cannonnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkæn.ən/ (plural cannons or mainly UK cannon)

cannonverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /ˈkæn.ən/ UK
(Definition of cannon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cannonnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkæn·ən/ (plural cannons or cannon)
a ​large, ​powerfulgunfixed onto a ​ship or onto a ​structure on ​land
(Definition of cannon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cannon”
in Korean 대포…
in Arabic مَدْفَع…
in Malaysian meriam…
in French canon…
in Russian пушка…
in Chinese (Traditional) (舊時的)大炮,火炮,加農炮, (飛機上的)機關槍…
in Italian cannone…
in Turkish (silah) top…
in Polish działo, armata…
in Spanish cañón…
in Vietnamese súng đại bác…
in Portuguese canhão…
in Thai ปืนใหญ่…
in German die Kanone…
in Catalan canó…
in Japanese 大砲…
in Chinese (Simplified) (旧时的)大炮,火炮,加农炮, (飞机上的)机关枪…
in Indonesian meriam…
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