HyperDic: canton

English > 4 senses of the word Canton / canton:
NOUNlocationCanton, Guangzhou, Kuangchou, Kwangchowa city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China
locationcantona small administrative division of a country
VERBstativecanton, quarter, billetprovide housing for (military personnel)
socialcantondivide into cantons, of a country
Canton / canton > pronunciation
Soundskae'ntahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > Canton: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port.
SynonymsGuangzhou, Kuangchou, Kwangchow
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
portA place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
Part ofChina, People's Republic of China, mainland China, Communist China, Red China, PRC, CathayA communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia
SpanishCantón, Guangzhou, Kuangchou
CatalanCantó, Canton, Guangzhou
Adjectivescantonalof or relating to a canton
English > canton: 4 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA small administrative division of a country.
NarrowerSwiss cantonOne of the cantons of Switzerland
Broaderadministrative district, administrative division, territorial divisionA district defined for administrative purposes
Spanishcantón, lado
Catalancantó, Canton
Verbscantondivide into cantons, of a country
English > canton: 4 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningProvide housing for (military personnel) .
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsquarter, billet
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Broaderlodge, accommodateProvide housing for
Spanishacantonar, acuartelar
Catalanallotjar, aquarterar
Nounscantonmenttemporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
English > canton: 4 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningdivide into cantons, of a country.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderdivide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve upseparate into parts or portions
Nounscantona small administrative division of a country

©2001-20 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict