Cannes

geographical name
\ ˈkan How to pronounce Cannes (audio) , ˈkän \

Definition of Cannes

commune and port on the Mediterranean Sea in southeastern France southwest of Nice population 73,671

Note: Cannes is notable for its annual international film festival.

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“Cannes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cannes. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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