See also: cannes and cannés

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Borrowed from French Cannes, from earlier Canois, Canua.

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Cannes

  1. A city in the Alpes-Maritimes department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, southeastern France

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French Canua, possibly related to cane (reed). Or, possibly from a pre-Indo-European substrate toponym *kan ("tall, height").

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Cannes ?

  1. Cannes (a city in France)

ReferencesEdit

  • Room, Adrian, Place Names of the World, 2nd ed., McFarland & Co., 2006.

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Cannes f

  1. Cannes (a city in the Alpes-Maritimes department, France)