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 Translation for 'cannonade' from English to Slovak
NOUN   a cannonade | cannonades
VERB   to cannonade | cannonaded | cannonaded
cannonading | cannonades
SYNO cannonade | drumfire
kanonáda {f}cannonade
delostreľba {f}cannonade
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Translation for 'cannonade' from English to Slovak

cannonade
kanonáda {f}

delostreľba {f}
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Usage Examples English
  • Unification of Italy. On September 20, 1870, Fantozzi moves to Porta Pia in Rome, where a cannonade breaches a wall of his house and a platoon of bersaglieri marches through.
  • A battle could have ensued, but instead it came to the not so famous cannonade of Helchteren.
  • The cannonade began 18 April and lasted until Farragut's ships had safely passed the Confederate batteries 6 days later, dooming the Southern riverside strongholds and the metropolis which they had fought to protect.
  • According to general descriptions, the battle consisted in distant and ineffectual cannonade between the two fleets. An Algerian brig was damaged by fire, having boarded by mistake a Greek fireship.
  • Berlioz had asked that the final chord be punctuated by a cannonade that could not take place.

  • at the end of the Hecker uprising, during the Battle of Ludwigshafen democratic forces destroyed the warehouses by a cannonade.
  • During the attack on the Waterworks, Görgei ordered a cannonade against the castle from the surrounding Kis-Rókus and Naphegy hills, but the fire of the imperial artillery from the castle silenced the Hungarian batteries.
  • Although many 18th and 19th century military commentators considered the fort impregnable, French General Dumouriez noted that because many of its batteries were set into the rock, they were vulnerable to cannonade fire while he considered the hornwork carried "the defences to great a distance".
  • A few days later, Hurshid Ahmed Pasha gave orders to cannonade and bombard the city.
  • Henry Hunt, the Union chief of artillery, was with Rittenhouse when the Confederate cannonade of July 3 began.

  • During the third day of fighting, the 37th was assigned a new position on the battle line and was en route when the Confederate heavy cannonade preceding Pickett's Charge began.
  • In "The Sydney Morning Herald", Matt Buchanan dubbed it "a thundering 300-page cannonade; a thrillingly fearless, impressively wide-ranging, thoroughly bilious and angry book against the idea of God"; Buchanan found the work to be "easily the most impressive of the present crop of atheistic and anti-theistic books: clever, broad, witty and brilliantly argued".
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