Canaveral, Cape

geographical name (1)
Ca·​nav·​er·​al, Cape | \ kə-ˈnav-rəl How to pronounce Canaveral, Cape (audio) , -ˈna-və-\
variants: or 1963–73 officially Cape Kennedy \ ˈke-​nə-​dē How to pronounce Cape Kennedy (audio) \

Definition of Canaveral, Cape

 (Entry 1 of 2)

cape on the eastern shore of the Canaveral Peninsula in eastern Florida

Note: Cape Canaveral is the site of the Air Force satellite launch station and the John F. Kennedy Space Center.

Canaveral Peninsula

geographical name (2)

Definition of Canaveral Peninsula (Entry 2 of 2)

narrow peninsula in eastern Florida enclosing the lagoon that is called Indian River

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