Canton

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See also: canton, cantón, and Cantón

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Portuguese Cantão, from Chinese 廣東广东 (Guǎngdōng).

Proper noun[edit]

Canton

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

Proper noun[edit]

Canton

  1. An inner-city district of Cardiff, Wales.
  2. A city in Georgia, USA, and the county seat of Cherokee County.
  3. A city in Mississippi, USA, and the county seat of Madison County.
  4. A village in New York, USA, and the county seat of St. Lawrence County.
  5. A city in Ohio, USA, and county seat of Stark County.
  6. A city in South Dakota, USA, and the county seat of Lincoln County.
  7. A city in Texas, USA, and the county seat of Van Zandt County.

Etymology 3[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]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese Cantão, from Chinese 廣東广东 (Guǎngdōng).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /kanˈtɔn/
  • Hyphenation: Can‧tòn

Proper noun[edit]

Canton f

  1. Guangzhou (a city in China)
  2. Guangdong (the province of China with Guangzhou)

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