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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

- Look up canon or Canon in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Canon or Canons may refer to: Canon (fiction), the material accepted as officially written by...
- A biblical canon is a set of texts (also called "books") which a particular Jewish or Christian religious community regards as part of the Bible. The...
- Canon Inc. (****anese: キヤノン株式会社; Hepburn: Kyanon kabushiki gaisha) is a ****anese multinational corporation headquartered in Ōta, Tokyo, specializing in...
- Canon (Gr****: κανονικός, romanized: kanonikós) is a Christian title usually used to refer to a member of certain bodies in subject to an ecclesiastical...
- Canon law (from Ancient Gr****: κανών, kanon, a 'straight measuring rod, ruler') is a set of ordinances and regulations made by ecclesiastical authority...
- In canon law, a canon designates some law promulgated by a synod, an e****enical council, or an individual bishop. The word "canon" comes from the Gr****...
- 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...
- Canon (also known as the Canon in D, P 37) is an accompanied canon by the German Baroque composer Johann Pachelbel. The canon was originally scored for...
- 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...
- The Western canon is the body of high-culture literature, music, philosophy, and works of art that are highly valued in the West; works that have achieved...