Definition of Cannes

1. Noun. A port and resort city on the French Riviera; site of an annual film festival.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: France, French Republic

Definition of Cannes

1. Proper noun. A city in the south-east of France ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cannes

Canis familiaris
Canis latrans
Canis lupus
Canis lupus tundrarum
Canis niger
Canis rufus
Canna edulis
Canna generalis
Canna indica
Cannabis indica
Cannabis sativa
Cannizzaro's reaction
Cannon's point
Cannon's ring
Cannon's theory
Cannon-Bard theory
Cantabrian Mountains

Literary usage of Cannes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Daytrips France: 48 One Day Adventures by Rail, Bus Or Car by Earl Steinbicker (2005)
"A daytrip to cannes could be combined with one to Antibes or Cagnes-sur-Mer; ... GETTING THERE: Trains connect cannes with other Riviera coastal towns, ..."

2. Riviera Towns by Herbert Adams Gibbons (1920)
"My picture of cannes is as indelible as the prince's picture of Tarascon. For most of my Riviera days were spent in a villa across the Golfe de ha Napoule ..."

3. Cruising the Mediterranean: A Guide to the Ports of Call by Larry H. Ludmer (2006)
"cannes, "Trance Other than Monte Carlo, there's no place on the Cote d'Azur ... cannes is a town of about 70000 residents and sits in a picturesque natural ..."

4. Adventure Guide to Provence & the Cote D'Azur by Ferne Arfin (2005)
"Principal Destinations cannes History The French didn't discover what a gem of a winter resort they had in cannes until about 50 years after British and ..."

5. The Medical Times and Gazette (1885)
"Looking at cannes, however, from a medical point of view, what interests us is less its picturesque than its sanitary aspect ; and a question suggests ..."

6. The Riviera by William Scott (1907)
"and there follows a long steady run down past the Pointe de Г Aiguille to Théoule, with delightful views of the distant coast, where cannes and Nice are ..."

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