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canon

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkænən/
a Christian priest who works in a cathedral (= large, important church) : the Canon of WestminsterReligious leaders and officials
Translations of “canon”
in Spanish canon, canónigo, obra básica…
in French canon, chanoine…
in German die Regel, der Kanon, der Domherr…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牧師, 法政牧師…
in Russian каноник…
in Turkish katedralde görevli rahip…
in Chinese (Simplified) 牧师, 大教堂教士…
in Polish kanonik…
(Definition of canon from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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