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Synonyms for canton
ˈkæn tn, -tɒn, kænˈtɒncan·ton

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  1. Guangzhou, Kuangchou, Kwangchow, Cantonnoun

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

  2. cantonverb

    a small administrative division of a country

  3. quarter, billet, cantonverb

    provide housing for (military personnel)

    Synonyms:
    billet, draw, draw and quarter, quarter

  4. cantonverb

    divide into cantons, of a country

    Synonyms:
    billet, quarter

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  1. Adrian Edwards:

    We are still getting information about how many people affected, we know that thousands of refugees were there, the reports that we've received, the town was attacked by about 30 militants using boats, they attacked parts of the town itself, the 'chef de canton' himself was killed. We were in contact with a refugee during the attack but the phone line went dead. We are still trying to find out more about the situation there.

  2. Delil Osman:

    It has been officially announced as a canton.

  3. Police Chief Jack Angelo:

    The Canton Police Department was contacted yesterday by the school system to make a report for the alleged possible hazing incident, we are currently investigating and our results will be turned over to the Canton City Prosecutors Office for a determination on any charges.

  4. Mary J. Ruwart:

    [T]he Swiss people are the best practitioners of the ideals of non-aggression. The Swiss national government posts are parttime positions. Most decisions are made at the canton (state) level. Swiss per capita income is the highest in the world, showing that non-aggression pays. How did the Swiss come to adopt a relatively non-aggressive constitution in an aggressive world? In the mid-1800s, they imitated our constitution and stuck with it!

  5. Joe Horrigan:

    It serves two purposes, weve had it displayed as a temporary exhibit for a couple of years, so it was the first thing visitors saw when they entered the Hall of Fame. Wed have a video story with it explaining why Canton is the site of the hall. CANCER SURVIVORS COLLECTION OF 250 CARS BEING SOLD ON CRAIGSLIST.

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