Canton

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Canton

  1. (historical) The Chinese city of Guangzhou
  2. (historical) The Chinese province of Guangdong.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Canton

  1. A topographical surname of French or Galician derivation.

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French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Canton

  1. Canton (former name for Guangzhou)
  2. Canton (former name for Guangdong)

Usage notes[edit]

Although "Canton" may be dated in English, it is current in French.

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Italian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Canton

  1. (form of cantone used in names of Swiss cantons) the canton of