Cannae definition by Webster's New World
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ancient town in SE Italy: site of a battle (216 ) in which the Carthaginians under Hannibal defeated the Romans
Cannae definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An ancient town of southeast Italy where Carthaginians under Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 B.C.