Meaning of “canton” in the English Dictionary

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"canton" in British English

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cantonnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkæn.tɒn/ us /ˈkæn.tɑːn/

a political region or local government area in some countries, especially one of the 23 political regions into which Switzerland is divided

(Definition of “canton” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)