Meaning of demicanton

dem•i•can•ton

Pronunciation: (dem"ē-kan'tun, -ton, -kan-ton'), [key]
— n.
  1. either of the two political divisions in Switzerland into which the cantons of Basel, Appenzell, and Unterwalden are each divided.
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