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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northeast Ohio south-southeast of Akron. It was the home of President William McKinley. Population: 78,900.
  • See Guangzhou.

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  • proper n. The Chinese city of Guangzhou
  • proper n. The Chinese province of Guangdong.
  • proper n. A topographical surname of French or Galician derivation.

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Examples

  • TODD PORTER, REPORTER, "CANTON REPOSITORY": An arrest -- a search warrant was served on her home, on her apartment yesterday in Canton.

    CNN Transcript Jun 24, 2007

  • CANTON, Ohio -- The parents of a 14-year-old boy in Canton, Ohio, say they made their son stand near a busy intersection with a sign that described how he stole $20 headphones from a store because they wanted to teach him a lesson.

    KJCT8.com - Local News

  • CANTON, Ohio - The parents of a 14-year-old boy in Canton, Ohio, say they made their son stand near a busy intersection with a sign that described how he stole $20 headphones from a store because they wanted to teach him a lesson.

    TheState.com: Homepage

  • CANTON - Carol Lucille Halverson, 98, of Canton, passed away at the Harmony Healthcare

    Postbulletin.com Local News

  • CANTON, TX (KLTV) - Some of the worst damage sustained in tonight's storms was found in Canton.

    KLTV - Local and National News

  • CANTON - Fire destroyed a house in Canton this morning.

    CITIZEN-TIMES.com - News

  • CANTON - Speed led to a crash that killed a 16-year-old boy Friday near Canton, a N.C. Highway Patrol trooper said.

    CITIZEN-TIMES.com - News

  • CANTON, OHIO - While some of the men expressed interest in meeting the star, others who auditioned to be extras Wednesday in Canton said the promise of $100-a-day paychecks was a bigger lure.

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  • CANTON, GA -- Police in Canton are hoping someone can recognize a bicycle bandit who left his picture at the crime scene.

    11Alive.com | Atlanta Video News

  • CANTON -- The ARC of the Farmington Valley has received a $4,138 grant from the Canton

    WN.com - Business News

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