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    canton

    canton - Dictionary definition and meaning for word canton

    Definition
    (noun) a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port
    Synonyms : guangzhou , kuangchou , kwangchow
    Definition
    (noun) a small administrative division of a country Definition
    (verb) provide housing for (military personnel)
    Synonyms : billet , quarter
    Definition
    (verb) divide into cantons, of a country
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