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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 can·non·ade /ˌkænəˈned/
 炮擊

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Can·non·ade n.
 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.
    A furious cannonade was kept up from the whole circle of batteries on the devoted towm.   --Prescott.
 2. Fig.; A loud noise like a cannonade; a booming.
    Blue Walden rolls its cannonade.   --Ewerson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Can·non·ade, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cannonade; p. pr. & vb. n. Cannonading.] To attack with heavy artillery; to batter with cannon shot.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Can·non·ade, v. i. To discharge cannon; as, the army cannonaded all day.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 cannonade
      n : intense and continuous artillery fire [syn: drumfire]
      v : attack with canons or artillery