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Canton 1
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Type Settlement
Usage English

Meaning & History

Canton is a settlement in Texas.
Added 5/15/2022 by ShioTanbo1

Canton 2
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Type Political Subdivision & Settlement
Pronounced Pron. /ˌkæn.ˈtɒn/(English) /ˈkæn.ˌtɒn/(English) /kɑ̃.tɔ̃/(French) /kan.ˈtɔn/(Italian)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Derived from Portuguese Cantão, which was ultimately from Chinese 广东 (Guǎngdōng) (see Guangdong). Used for both the Chinese province of Guangdong and the city of Guangzhou, it is considered dated in English but still current in French and Italian.
Added 1/15/2024 by anonymous

See Also

User submission Cantón