Definition of Cape canaveral

1. Noun. A sandy promontory (formerly Cape Kennedy) extending into the Atlantic Ocean from a barrier island off the eastern coast of Florida; the site of a NASA center for spaceflight.

Exact synonyms: Cape Kennedy
Group relationships: Everglade State, Fl, Florida, Sunshine State
Generic synonyms: Foreland, Head, Headland, Promontory



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cape Canaveral

Canuckiana
Canucks
Canute
Canute the Great
Canyonlands
Canyonlands National Park
Cao Dai
Caodaiist
Caodaiists
Caodaism
Cap(m(7)GpppXm) endonuclease
Cap-Haïtien
Cape Ann
Cape Breton
Cape Breton Island
Cape Canaveral
Cape Cod
Cape Cod Bay
Cape Cod Canal
Cape Cod and the Islands
Cape Codder
Cape Codders
Cape Colony
Cape Fear
Cape Fear River
Cape Flattery
Cape Girardeau
Cape Hatteras
Cape Horn
Cape Kennedy

Literary usage of Cape canaveral

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

1. The Territory of Florida, Or, Sketches of the Topography, Civil and Natural by John Lee Williams (1837)
"Very small quantities of shell are thrown on the coast, at cape canaveral, while here, they are extremely abundant. The strata are horizontal, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"THE MIGRATION OF cape canaveral. IN connection with the foregoing, mention may be made of the southward migration of cape canaveral, ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"THE MIGRATION OF cape canaveral. IN connection with the foregoing, mention may be made of the southward migration of cape canaveral, as indicated by the ..."

4. The Colombian Navigator; Or, Sailing Directory for the American Coasts and by John Purdy (1839)
"cape canaveral lies SSE J E. 31 leagues from Matanza Inlet; be- tween lies Moskito Inlet, which is about 14 leagues NW by N. from cape canaveral. ..."

5. High Frontier: The U.S. Air Force & the Military Space Program by Curtis Peebles (1998)
"All American space launches are conducted from cape canaveral, Florida, ... The Long Range Proving Ground AFB (later Patrick AFB) at cape canaveral was ..."

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