Definition of Cantons. Meaning of Cantons. Synonyms of Cantons

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Definition of Cantons

Canton
Canton Can"ton, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cantoned; p. pr. & vb. n. Cantoning.] [Cf. F. cantonner.] 1. To divide into small parts or districts; to mark off or separate, as a distinct portion or division. They canton out themselves a little Goshen in the intellectual world. --Locke. 2. (Mil.) To allot separate quarters to, as to different parts or divisions of an army or body of troops.
Canton
Canton Can"ton, n. A song or canto [Obs.] Write loyal cantons of contemned love. --Shak.

Meaning of Cantons from wikipedia

- canton, meaning corner or district (from which "Cantonment" is also derived). Cantons exist or previously existed in the following countries: Cantons...
- the terms Acht Orte ("Eight Cantons"; from 1353–1481) and Dreizehn Orte ("Thirteen Cantons", from 1513–1798). Each canton of the Old Swiss Confederacy...
- Administrative divisions of France Canton (subnational entity) List of cantons of France Roger Brunet (2015). "New cantons in France: Name games". L'Espace...
- consists of ten units called cantons. The cantons were established by the Law on Federal Units (Cantons) on 12 June 1996. The cantons of the Federation of Bosnia...
- who were educated in special canton schools East Cantons, a region of eastern Belgium Afrin Canton, one of the cantons of the autonomous Democratic Federation...
- confederacy. From 1353 to 1481, the federation of eight cantons—known in German as the Acht Orte (Eight Cantons)—consolidated its position. The members (especially...
- accession of the modern cantons, Valais and Basel-City, and St. Gallen and Thurgau. Of the 26 cantons since 1999 (22 cantons in 1848, accession of Jura...
- vote and the cantonal po****r votes. The Swiss Confederation consists of 26 cantons: *These cantons are known as half-cantons. The cantons are federated...
- seven provinces which are subdivided into 82 cantons, and these are further subdivided into districts. Cantons are the only administrative division in Costa...
- specific canton. The Helvetic Republic reduced the formerly sovereign cantons to mere administrative division, though keeping the denomination of cantons, while...