canton

Primary Meanings of canton

1.
nv
a small administrative division of a country
divide into cantons, of a country
2.
v
provide housing for (military personnel)
Full Definitions of canton
1

n a small administrative division of a country

Examples:
Tessin
an Italian-speaking region of southern Switzerland
Types:
Swiss canton
one of the cantons of Switzerland
Type of:
administrative district, administrative division, territorial division
a district defined for administrative purposes

v divide into cantons, of a country

Type of:
carve up, dissever, divide, separate, split, split up
separate into parts or portions
2

v provide housing for (military personnel)

Synonyms:
billet, quarter
Type of:
accommodate, lodge
provide housing for

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