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  • n. Plural form of cannonade.

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Examples

  • By nine in the morning the ships were abreast, and roaring cannonades from the English cut the decks of the _Pelican_ to kindling wood and set the masts in flame.

    Canada: the Empire of the North Being the Romantic Story of the New Dominion's Growth from Colony to Kingdom

  •            When the man shook me out of my horrific nightmare, I looked all around, uncertain where I was for a minute, and it was then that I realized it was the enormous, harrowing, mechanical breathing sounds emanating from Tommy'sIron Lungthat had been in the background of my nightmare the whole night, while they were setting off cannonades in the dream through my brother's midsection.

    A Body Divided, 4

  • The cannonades ended at sundown with the British cruisers in retreat.

    Robert Morris

  • The blasts kept coming until the mountains themselves seemed to ring with the reverberating cannonades.

    Colossus

  • Authoritarian right wing Christian freaks seem to be particularly prone to the dirty nasty nekkid sort of stuff in porn, violence, nudity, humiliation and the Rapture only with ATM (ass to mouth action), cannonades of cum shots and of course the humiliation of the woman figure.

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  • As I listen to the rhetorical cannonades being volleyed back and forth over such ridiculous issues as whether or not there will be federal death squads winnowing seniors from the herd, it is hard to remember that health care is about well, health care.

    Self-Care Reform

  • Promoted to Headline (H2) on 8/14/09: Self-Care Reform yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Self-Care Reform'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: As I listen to the rhetorical cannonades being volleyed back and forth over such ridiculous issues as whether or not there will be federal death squads winnowing seniors from the herd, it is hard to remember that health care is about well, health care.'

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  • This is not another broadside in the ship-to-ship cannonades of the silat wars, but a general observation demonstrating the truth of something that Chas Clements used to use as the closing to his Usenet postings -- I'll get back to that in a minute.

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  • Once the governor and Council members were inside, the soldiers fired off three musketry salvos, which were answered by three more cannonades from Fort Zeelandia.

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • The arrival of the governor was, as we have seen, accompanied by great military pageantry. 33 We have seen how the Formosan aborigines were impressed by the company's firearms and cannons, which provided its decisive edge in military encounters. 34 The governor's procession from Fort Zeelandia to the venue of the landdag was punctuated by musketry salutes and cannonades.

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

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