cantonize

Related to cantonize: Cantonese, cantonization

cantonize

(ˈkæntəˌnaɪz) or

cantonise

vb (tr)
to divide into cantons
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Kumar draws meager comfort from the shattered ruins of Bosnia by concluding that all would not be lost "if the international community can ever learn that proposals to cantonize or partition are more likely to inflame and prolong ethnic conflicts than to solve them." The tuition costs seem all too heavy for the Bosnians, not least for a lesson that seems to induce instant amnesia.
Israel intends to isolate Gaza, cantonize the West Bank, seize Palestinian land, expand its illegal settlements, and appropriate "the whole of Jerusalem" as its capital by grabbing all areas Palestinians have and expelling them.