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Noun canton has 2 senses
  1. Guangzhou, Kuangchou, Kwangchow, Canton - a city on the Zhu Jiangi delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port
    --1 is a kind of city, metropolis, urban center; port
    --1 is a part of
     China, People's Republic of China, mainland China, Communist China, Red China, PRC
    --1 has particulars: Swiss canton
  2. canton - a small administrative division of a country
    --2 is a kind of
    administrative district, administrative division, territorial division
    Derived form: verb canton2
Verb canton has 2 senses
  1. quarter, billet, canton - provide housing for (military personnel)
    --1 is one way to lodge, accommodate
    Derived form: noun cantonment1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. canton - divide into cantons, of a country
    --2 is one way to
    divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up
    Derived form: noun canton2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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