Cannes


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Cannes

 (kăn, kănz, kän)
A city of southeast France on the Mediterranean Sea near Nice. It is a fashionable resort and the site of an annual international film festival.

Cannes

(kæn; kænz; French kan)
n
(Placename) a port and resort in SE France: developed in the 19th century from a fishing village; annual film festival. Pop: 72 939 (2008)

Cannes

(kæn)

n.
a city in SE France, on the Mediterranean Sea: resort; annual film festival. 72,787.
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Noun1.Cannes - a port and resort city on the French Riviera; site of an annual film festival
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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It was near Cannes that the marks and the punctured places ceased.
There he is on the coast of Cannes, and you, monsieur, will, at least, conduct me as far as Toulon.
"Napoleon has landed at Cannes." Such news might create a panic at Vienna, and cause Russia to drop his cards, and take Prussia into a corner, and Talleyrand and Metternich to wag their heads together, while Prince Hardenberg, and even the present Marquis of Londonderry, were puzzled; but how was this intelligence to affect a young lady in Russell Square, before whose door the watchman sang the hours when she was asleep: who, if she strolled in the square, was guarded there by the railings and the beadle: who, if she walked ever so short a distance to buy a ribbon in Southampton Row, was followed by Black Sambo with an enormous cane: who was always cared for, dressed, put to bed, and watched over by ever so many guardian angels, with and without wages?
So imprisoned and tortured was this gentle little heart, when in the month of March, Anno Domini 1815, Napoleon landed at Cannes, and Louis XVIII fled, and all Europe was in alarm, and the funds fell, and old John Sedley was ruined.
Really, my dear Gerard, you are but a child; you think yourself well informed because the telegraph has told you, three days after the landing, `The usurper has landed at Cannes with several men.
"Will your cousin come south this year, to that beautiful villa of his at Cannes?"
The Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland (IAPI) and the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity have teamed up to launch the inaugural Cannes Grey Lions, a competition aimed at people working within the wider advertising and media industries who are over the age of 50.
Contract notice: asbestos removal work to be carried out in the buildings and sites of the city of cannes and the agglomeration community of cannes pays de lrins
CANNES, France (AP) -- Elle Fanning says she fainted at a Cannes Film Festival dinner because her dress was too tight.
LAHORE -- Pakistani filmmakers make an impact with a string of successful awards at this year's Festival de Cannes and we couldn't be more excited.
Huma Qureshi poses with her dress before leaving for the Festival Palace to attend the screening of the film "A Hidden Life" at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival.
1 / 5 he cast and crew behind 'Adam' appear for a photo call at the Cannes Film Festival.