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An ancient town of southeast Italy where Carthaginians under Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 bc.


(Placename) an ancient city in SE Italy: scene of a victory by Hannibal over the Romans (216 bc)


(ˈkæn i)

an ancient town in SE Italy: Hannibal defeated the Romans here 216 B.C.
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Noun1.Cannae - ancient city is southeastern Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 BC
Punic War - one of the three wars between Carthage and Rome that resulted in the destruction of Carthage and its annexation by Rome; 264-241 BC, 218-201 BC, 149-146 BC
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
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I cannae leave you by yoursel' in the house," said he.
The Cannae Pro Gear Transport Duffel hauls all our peripheral range gear on our shooting sessions.
I cannae imagine Mrs Ritchie let loose on an AK-47.
A moggy cannae tear its hair; Instead I'm sendin' These helpfu' lines in Scottish verse.
Cannae holds majority and minority equity investment stakes in a number of entities, including Ceridian, American Blue Ribbon Holdings, LLC and T-System Holding LLC.
Recently, Cannae Holdings (CNNE), the majority owner and operator of 99 Restaurants, provided preliminary sales results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2017 relative to 99 Restaurants.
and Fidelity National Financial Ventures (FNFV) which has rebranded to Cannae Holdings, Inc.
NYSE: FNF) has completed the split-off of Cannae Holdings, Inc.
In an attempt at closure, Cannae, the company formed by Guido Fetta, designer of the Cannae Drive engine--another relativistic thruster but, according to Fetta, not like the EmDrive--announced plans in an August press release to launch a thruster on a miniaturized 6U cubesat satellite.
Ranking as the most massive, most luminous star within 10,000 light-years of us, Eta Cannae has baffled astronomers ever since it unexpectedly ejected a vast shell of matter in the 1840s.
The NASA scientists determined that the Cannae Drive produces 30 to 50 micronewtons of thrust, less than 0.