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canton

noun [C] uk   /ˈkæn.tɒn/  us   /-tɑːn/
a political region or local government area in some countries, especially one of the 23 political regions into which Switzerland is divided
Translations of “canton”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指瑞士的)小行政區,州…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指瑞士的)小行政区,州…
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