Synonyms for canton

Synonyms for (noun) canton

Synonyms: canton

Definition: a small administrative division of a country

Similar words: territorial division, administrative district, administrative division

Definition: a district defined for administrative purposes

Synonyms: Guangzhou, Canton, Kuangchou, Kwangchow

Definition: a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port

Similar words: city, urban center, metropolis

Definition: a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

Usage: Ancient Troy was a great city

Similar words: port

Definition: a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country

Synonyms for (verb) canton

Synonyms: canton

Definition: divide into cantons, of a country

Similar words: dissever, divide, separate, split, split up, carve up

Definition: separate into parts or portions

Usage: divide the cake into three equal parts; The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

Synonyms: canton, quarter, billet

Definition: provide housing for (military personnel)

Similar words: accommodate, lodge

Definition: provide housing for

Usage: We are lodging three foreign students this semester

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