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CAPE CANAVERAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Cape Canaveral mean? 

CAPE CANAVERAL (noun)
  The noun CAPE CANAVERAL has 1 sense:

1. 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

  Familiarity information: CAPE CANAVERAL used as a noun is very rare.


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CAPE CANAVERAL (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Synonyms:

Cape Canaveral; Cape Kennedy

Instance hypernyms:

foreland; head; headland; promontory (a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea))

Holonyms ("Cape Canaveral" is a part of...):

Everglade State; FL; Florida; Sunshine State (a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War)


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