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Meaning of Cantonese

Can•ton•ese

Pronunciation: (kan"tn-ēz', -ēs'), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ese,
—n.
  1. a Chinese language spoken in Canton, the surrounding area of southern China, and Hong Kong.
  2. a native or inhabitant of Canton, China.
—adj.
  1. pertaining to Canton, China, its inhabitants, or their language.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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