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  Definition of canton
  1. a small administrative division of a country
  2. a city on the Zhu Jiangi delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port
  3. divide into cantons, of a country
  4. provide housing for (military personnel)
Similar Words: Guangzhou, Kuangchou, Kwangchow, Canton, quarter, billet

 

Hyponyms: Swiss canton

 

Part Meronyms: China, People's Republic of China, mainland China, Communist China, Red China, PRC

 

Derivational Morphology: camp, encampment, cantonment, bivouac, billet, living quarters, quarters, quartering

 

Anagrams: octant, act on

 

 
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