cantón

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See also: canton, Canton, and Cantón

Galician[edit]

Cantón grande, A Coruña, Galicia
Cantón grande, A Coruña, Galicia

Etymology[edit]

From canto (extreme, corner).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cantón m (plural cantóns)

  1. corner, extreme of a field
  2. promenade
    • 1833, Florencio Pol, Espello de deputados, page 4 (in Ramón Mariño Paz (2008), Papés d'emprenta condenada. A escrita galega entre 1797 e 1846.):
      ó chegar á súa casa fun dar, que é indo polo cantón sin torcer, no mesmo andar pregunto polo Señor pro mui logo o vin baixar
      arriving there I found his house, which is just straight down the promenade, on the same floor I asked for the lord, but at the moment I saw him coming down
  3. canton, district

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Ligurian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cantón m (plural cantoìn)

  1. corner (space in the angle between converging lines or walls)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Augmentative of canto (corner).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kanˈton/, [kãn̪ˈt̪õn]

Noun[edit]

cantón m (plural cantones)

  1. canton, district
  2. (heraldry) division of a flag or a coat of arms
  3. (heraldry) canton

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