Definition of cannonade:
- Fig.; A loud noise like a cannonade; a booming.
- of Cannonade
- 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.
- To attack with heavy artillery; to batter with cannon shot.
- To discharge cannon; as, the army cannonaded all day.
- "Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863", Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle.
- "Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War", G. F. R. Henderson.
- "Beasts, Men and Gods", Ferdinand Ossendowski.