cannae cannae

Definition(s):

  • (n) ancient city is southeastern Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 BC

Usage(s):

  • On her twice-weekly show, Making Things Grow, which is carried on five educational stations in New England, she is to spathiphyllum cannae-folium what TV Chef Julia Child is to .

News

  • The tech behind EVE Online's 'Battle of 6VDT,' the biggest brouhaha in gaming history

    The battle of 6VDT, as it's now known, was a historic moment for video games. Four thousand players, representing two of the biggest power blocs in the popular space MMORPG Eve Online, slugged it out Sunday in a gigantic virtual Cannae that resulted in the destruction of more than 2,500 ships and effectively ended a long and bitter conflict. Just another day at the office for Iceland-based CCP ...
    on July 31, 2013     Source: PC World

Quotes

  1. "India is a country of 1.2billion people," Hardeep says. "They have amazing technology industries, a huge film industry and eminent mathematicians. But they cannae make a sausage. I couldn't find a decent sausage in the whole of India."
    on Sep 16, 2008 By: Hardeep Singh Kohli Source: Glasgow Daily Record

  2. "I cannae wait," says Falconer of the short American visit which also takes in Los Angeles and San Francisco. "I've aye wanted to go to New York. I wasn't brave enough to try sushi in Tokyo, but as soon as I get to Manhattan I'm going to hit...
    on Dec 31, 2006 By: Kyle Falconer Source: Scotsman

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