Sentence Examples


  • The battle opened with a prolonged cannonade from the Spanish lines.
  • Molart and Empser, drinking each other's health in the midst of the cannonade, were killed by the same shot.
  • He heard the cannonade behind him growing louder and more frequent.
  • Though Tushin's guns had been intended to cannonade the valley, he was firing incendiary balls at the village of Schon Grabern visible just opposite, in front of which large masses of French were advancing.
  • Tushin's battery had been forgotten and only at the very end of the action did Prince Bagration, still hearing the cannonade in the center, send his orderly staff officer, and later Prince Andrew also, to order the battery to retire as quickly as possible.

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