How to Pronounce cannon?

Correct pronunciation for the word "cannon" is [kˈanən], [kˈanən], [k_ˈa_n_ə_n].

"Cannon" in context

Cannons are large-caliber, muzzle-loading guns that were first used in the 14th century for warfare and ceremonial purposes. They are primarily used to fire explosive shell rounds, but can also fire various types of projectiles such as grapeshot or shrapnel. Cannons are typically considered artillery and are usually mounted on a gun carriage with wheels or on a static platform. Cannons have been used throughout history in a variety of conflicts, from ancient wars to world wars.

Cannons have evolved in size and capability over time.

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