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 (kăn′tən, -tŏn′)
a. A small territorial division of a country, especially one of the states of Switzerland.
b. A subdivision of an arrondissement in France.
2. Heraldry A small, square division of a shield, usually in the upper right corner.
3. A usually rectangular division of a flag, occupying the upper corner next to the staff.

[French, from Old French, from Old Italian cantone, augmentative of canto, corner, from Vulgar Latin *cantus; see cant1.]

can′ton·al (kăn′tə-nəl, kăn-tŏn′əl) adj.


1. A city of northeast Ohio south-southeast of Akron. It was the home of President William McKinley.
2. (kăn′tŏn′, kăn′tŏn′) See Guangzhou.
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Adj.1.cantonal - of or relating to a canton


[ˈkæntənl] ADJcantonal
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