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19 definitions found
 for Canton
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Canton \Can"ton\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cantoned; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Cantoning.] [Cf. F.cantonner.]
     1. To divide into small parts or districts; to mark off or
        separate, as a distinct portion or division.
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              They canton out themselves a little Goshen in the
              intellectual world.                   --Locke.
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     2. (Mil.) To allot separate quarters to, as to different
        parts or divisions of an army or body of troops.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Canton \Can"ton\, n.
     A song or canto [Obs.]
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           Write loyal cantons of contemned love.   --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Canton \Can"ton\, n. [F. canton, augm. of OF. cant edge, corner.
     See 1st Cant.]
     1. A small portion; a division; a compartment.
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              That little canton of land called the "English pale"
                                                    --Davies.
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              There is another piece of Holbein's, . . . in which,
              in six several cantons, the several parts of our
              Savior's passion are represented.     --Bp. Burnet.
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     2. A small community or clan.
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     3. A small territorial district; esp. one of the twenty-two
        independent states which form the Swiss federal republic;
        in France, a subdivision of an arrondissement. See
        Arrondissement.
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     4. (Her.) A division of a shield occupying one third part of
        the chief, usually on the dexter side, formed by a
        perpendicular line from the top of the shield, meeting a
        horizontal line from the side.
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              The king gave us the arms of England to be borne in
              a canton in our arms.                 --Evelyn.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Canton
      n 1: a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the
           capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port
           [syn: Guangzhou, Kuangchou, Kwangchow, Canton]
      2: a small administrative division of a country
      v 1: provide housing for (military personnel) [syn: quarter,
           billet, canton]
      2: divide into cantons, of a country

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  147 Moby Thesaurus words for "canton":
     Kreis, achievement, alerion, animal charge, annulet, archbishopric,
     archdiocese, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms,
     arrondissement, azure, bailiwick, bandeau, bar, bar sinister,
     baton, bearings, bend, bend sinister, billet, bishopric, blazon,
     blazonry, bordure, borough, broad arrow, cadency mark, chaplet,
     charge, chevron, chief, city, coat of arms, cockatrice, commune,
     congressional district, constablewick, coronet, county, crescent,
     crest, cross, cross moline, crown, departement, device, difference,
     differencing, diocese, district, duchy, eagle, electoral district,
     electorate, ermine, ermines, erminites, erminois, escutcheon,
     falcon, fess, fess point, field, file, flanch, fleur-de-lis, fret,
     fur, fusil, garland, government, griffin, gules, gyron, hamlet,
     hatchment, helmet, heraldic device, honor point, hundred,
     impalement, impaling, inescutcheon, label, lion, lozenge,
     magistracy, mantling, marshaling, martlet, mascle, metal,
     metropolis, metropolitan area, motto, mullet, nombril point,
     oblast, octofoil, okrug, or, ordinary, orle, pale, paly, parish,
     pean, pheon, precinct, principality, province, purpure, quarter,
     quartering, region, riding, rose, sable, saltire, scutcheon,
     sheriffalty, sheriffwick, shield, shire, shrievalty, soke,
     spread eagle, stake, state, subordinary, tenne, territory,
     tincture, torse, town, township, tressure, unicorn, vair, vert,
     village, wapentake, ward, wreath, yale
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Canton, NY -- U.S. village in New York
     Population (2000):    5882
     Housing Units (2000): 1680
     Land area (2000):     3.235550 sq. miles (8.380036 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.102594 sq. miles (0.265716 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    3.338144 sq. miles (8.645752 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            12331
     Located within:       New York (NY), FIPS 36
     Location:             44.597600 N, 75.171180 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     13617
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Canton, NY
      Canton
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Canton, NC -- U.S. town in North Carolina
     Population (2000):    4029
     Housing Units (2000): 2003
     Land area (2000):     3.820486 sq. miles (9.895014 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    3.820486 sq. miles (9.895014 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            10240
     Located within:       North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37
     Location:             35.534828 N, 82.837422 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     28716
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Canton, NC
      Canton
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Canton, GA -- U.S. city in Georgia
     Population (2000):    7709
     Housing Units (2000): 2879
     Land area (2000):     14.263136 sq. miles (36.941350 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    14.263136 sq. miles (36.941350 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            12988
     Located within:       Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
     Location:             34.227307 N, 84.494727 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     30114
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Canton, GA
      Canton
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Canton, OH -- U.S. city in Ohio
     Population (2000):    80806
     Housing Units (2000): 35502
     Land area (2000):     20.545620 sq. miles (53.212910 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.013972 sq. miles (0.036188 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    20.559592 sq. miles (53.249098 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            12000
     Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
     Location:             40.804958 N, 81.375792 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     44702 44703 44704 44705 44706 44708
                           44710 44714 44721
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Canton, OH
      Canton
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Canton, IL -- U.S. city in Illinois
     Population (2000):    15288
     Housing Units (2000): 6098
     Land area (2000):     7.848859 sq. miles (20.328451 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.163041 sq. miles (0.422273 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    8.011900 sq. miles (20.750724 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            11007
     Located within:       Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
     Location:             40.557737 N, 90.034264 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     61520
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Canton, IL
      Canton
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Canton, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma
     Population (2000):    618
     Housing Units (2000): 322
     Land area (2000):     0.520927 sq. miles (1.349194 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.520927 sq. miles (1.349194 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            11600
     Located within:       Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
     Location:             36.055563 N, 98.588991 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     73724
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Canton, OK
      Canton
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Canton, PA -- U.S. borough in Pennsylvania
     Population (2000):    1807
     Housing Units (2000): 824
     Land area (2000):     1.143594 sq. miles (2.961894 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.143594 sq. miles (2.961894 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            11160
     Located within:       Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
     Location:             41.655805 N, 76.850706 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     17724
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Canton, PA
      Canton
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Canton, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
     Population (2000):    829
     Housing Units (2000): 342
     Land area (2000):     0.496703 sq. miles (1.286455 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.496703 sq. miles (1.286455 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            10475
     Located within:       Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
     Location:             38.387129 N, 97.427853 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     67428
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Canton, KS
      Canton
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Canton, SD -- U.S. city in South Dakota
     Population (2000):    3110
     Housing Units (2000): 1286
     Land area (2000):     2.952302 sq. miles (7.646426 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.027543 sq. miles (0.071337 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.979845 sq. miles (7.717763 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            09500
     Located within:       South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46
     Location:             43.302254 N, 96.590810 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     57013
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Canton, SD
      Canton
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Canton, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
     Population (2000):    3292
     Housing Units (2000): 1486
     Land area (2000):     5.194354 sq. miles (13.453315 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.440753 sq. miles (1.141544 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    5.635107 sq. miles (14.594859 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            12496
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             32.553576 N, 95.866710 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     75103
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Canton, TX
      Canton
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Canton, MI -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Michigan
     Population (2000):    76366
     Housing Units (2000): 28430
     Land area (2000):     35.995501 sq. miles (93.227915 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.003804 sq. miles (0.009852 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    35.999305 sq. miles (93.237767 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            13110
     Located within:       Michigan (MI), FIPS 26
     Location:             42.312538 N, 83.475053 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     48187 48188
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Canton, MI
      Canton
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Canton, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota
     Population (2000):    343
     Housing Units (2000): 171
     Land area (2000):     1.003288 sq. miles (2.598505 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.003288 sq. miles (2.598505 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            09802
     Located within:       Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
     Location:             43.530047 N, 91.929600 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     55922
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Canton, MN
      Canton
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Canton, MS -- U.S. city in Mississippi
     Population (2000):    12911
     Housing Units (2000): 4333
     Land area (2000):     18.602233 sq. miles (48.179561 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.130202 sq. miles (0.337221 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    18.732435 sq. miles (48.516782 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            11100
     Located within:       Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
     Location:             32.612015 N, 90.031638 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     39046
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Canton, MS
      Canton
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Canton, MO -- U.S. city in Missouri
     Population (2000):    2557
     Housing Units (2000): 1011
     Land area (2000):     2.286879 sq. miles (5.922988 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.257345 sq. miles (0.666521 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.544224 sq. miles (6.589509 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            11134
     Located within:       Missouri (MO), FIPS 29
     Location:             40.130651 N, 91.522365 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     63435
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Canton, MO
      Canton
  

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