Synonyms of canton


1. Guangzhou, Kuangchou, Kwangchow, Canton

usage: a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port

2. canton, administrative district, administrative division, territorial division

usage: a small administrative division of a country


1. quarter, billet, canton, lodge, accommodate

usage: provide housing for (military personnel)

2. canton, divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up

usage: divide into cantons, of a country

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Definition and meaning of canton (Dictionary)