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

Proper noun[edit]

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Canton

  1. An inner-city district of Cardiff

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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