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cannon

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkænən/
a very large gun, in the past one that was on wheelsGuns
Translations of “cannon”
in Arabic مَدْفَع…
in Korean 대포…
in Malaysian meriam…
in French canon…
in Turkish (silah) top…
in Italian cannone…
in Chinese (Traditional) (舊時的)大炮,火炮,加農炮, (飛機上的)機關槍…
in Russian пушка…
in Polish działo, armata…
in Vietnamese súng đại bác…
in Spanish cañón…
in Portuguese canhão…
in Thai ปืนใหญ่…
in German die Kanone…
in Catalan canó…
in Japanese 大砲…
in Indonesian meriam…
in Chinese (Simplified) (旧时的)大炮,火炮,加农炮, (飞机上的)机关枪…
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