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Synonyms for canton

Noun

1. Guangzhou, Kuangchou, Kwangchow, Canton, city, metropolis, urban center, port
usage: a city on the Zhu Jiangi 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

Verb

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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