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cantilever bridge
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Canto
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-- Canton --
Canton crape
Canton crepe
Canton flannel
Canton ginger
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Cantonese dialect
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Cantoral staff

Canton

Can´ton
n.1.A song or canto
1.A small portion; a division; a compartment.
That little canton of land called the "English pale"
- Davies.
2.A small community or clan.
3.A small territorial district; esp. one of the twenty-two independent states which form the Swiss federal republic; in France, a subdivision of an arrondissement. See Arrondissement.
4.(Her.) A division of a shield occupying one third part of the chief, usually on the dexter side, formed by a perpendicular line from the top of the shield, meeting a horizontal line from the side.
v. i.1.To divide into small parts or districts; to mark off or separate, as a distinct portion or division.
[imp. & p. p. Cantoned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Cantoning.]
2.(Mil.) To allot separate quarters to, as to different parts or divisions of an army or body of troops.
Noun1.Canton - a city on the Zhu Jiangi delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port
2.canton - a small administrative division of a country
Verb1.canton - provide housing for (military personnel)
Synonyms: billet, quarter
2.canton - divide into cantons, of a country
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