Definition of Canon. Meaning of Canon. Synonyms of Canon

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Definition of Canon

Canon
Canon Ca*[~n]on", n. [Sp., a tube or hollow, fr. ca[~n]a reed, fr. L. canna. See Cane.] A deep gorge, ravine, or gulch, between high and steep banks, worn by water courses. [Mexico & Western U. S.]

Meaning of Canon from wikipedia

- Canon or Canons may refer to: Canon, Georgia, a city in the United States Canons Park, London, UK Canon Row, a street in Westminster, London Cañon City...
- A biblical canon, also called canon of scripture, is a set of texts (or "books") which a particular Jewish or Christian religious community regards as...
- The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages is a 1994 book about western literature by the critic Harold Bloom, in which the author defends the...
- Canon Inc. (キヤノン(キャノン)株式会社, Kyanon kabushiki gaisha) is a ****anese multinational corporation headquartered in Ōta, Tokyo, ****an, specializing in optical...
- A canon (from the Latin canonicus, itself derived from the Gr**** κανονικός, kanonikós, "relating to a rule", "regular") is a member of certain bodies...
- The word "canon" comes from the Gr**** kanon, which in its original usage denoted a straight rod that was later the instrument used by architects and artificers...
- The Pāli Canon is the standard collection of scriptures in the Theravada Buddhist tradition, as preserved in the Pāli language. It is the most complete...
- Canon law (from Ancient Gr****: κανών, kanon, a 'straight measuring rod, ruler') is a set of ordinances and regulations made by ecclesiastical authority...
- A crab canon (also known by the Latin form of the name, canon cancrizans; as well as retrograde canon, canon per recte et retro or canon per rectus et...
- Pachelbel's Canon is an accompanied canon by the German Baroque composer Johann Pachelbel in his Canon and Gigue for 3 violins and b****o continuo (German:...
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