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KK Pronunciation

〔 `kæntәn, -tɑn 〕


〔 ˋkæntɒn 〕

Overview of noun canton

The noun canton has 2 senses

  • Guangzhou, Kuangchou, Kwangchow, Canton -- (a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port)

  • canton -- (a small administrative division of a country)

Overview of verb canton

The verb canton has 2 senses

  • quarter, billet, canton -- (provide housing for (military personnel))

  • canton -- (divide into cantons, of a country)