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Definition of Cannonade

Cannonade

  1. The act of discharging cannon and throwing ball, shell, etc., for the purpose of destroying an army, or battering a town, ship, or fort; -- usually, an attack of some continuance.
  2. Fig.; A loud noise like a cannonade; a booming.
  3. of Cannonade
  4. To attack with heavy artillery; to batter with cannon shot.
  5. To discharge cannon; as, the army cannonaded all day.
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