Definition of cannonade
- The president's decision was attacked with a cannonade of criticism.
The French directed a cannonade at the British for three hours.
the director of the sporting event was greeted at the scene with a cannonade of complaints
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the artillery cannonaded the enemy encampment all night
: an attack with cannons that continues for a long time
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