from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southeast Australia, a suburb of Sydney. Population: 130,000.
- A borough of southeast England on the Stour River east-southeast of London. Canterbury Cathedral (11th-16th century) is the seat of the archbishop and primate of the Anglican Communion. Built on the site of an abbey founded by Saint Augustine c. 600, it was the scene of the murder of Thomas à Becket (1170). Population: 43,500.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. An ancient city in Kent, England
- proper n. A province of New Zealand
- proper n. A region of New Zealand
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A city in England, giving its name various articles. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury (primate of all England), and contains the shrine of Thomas à Becket, to which pilgrimages were formerly made.
- proper n. A stand with divisions in it for holding music, loose papers, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A stand with divisions, for holding music, portfolios, loose papers, etc., usually made somewhat ornamental as a piece of furniture, and mounted on casters.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a town in Kent in southeastern England; site of the cathedral where Thomas a Becket was martyred in 1170; seat of the archbishop and primate of the Anglican Church
Old English Cantwaraburh. (Wiktionary)