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cannonry

[kan-uh n-ree] /ˈkæn ən ri/
noun, plural cannonries.
1.
a discharge of artillery.
2.
artillery (def 1).
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; cannon + -ry
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British Dictionary definitions for cannonry

cannonry

/ˈkænənrɪ/
noun (rare) (pl) -ries
1.
a volley of artillery fire
2.
artillery in general
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