Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or consisting of a canton or cantons.
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or divided into cantons.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to a canton or cantons; of the nature of a canton.
- adj. of or relating to a canton
“As part of the investigation, the latest effort to pry open the often opaque Swiss system, federal authorities are looking at Wall Street banks that provide banking services to the regional companies, known as cantonal banks, these people said.”
“The investigation will also look at Wall Street banks that provide banking services to these regional banks, known as cantonal banks, the paper said in an article published on”
“The scrutiny of the three Swiss branches of the Israeli banks is at an early stage and has not reached the level of that of Credit Suisse, which received a target letter from the Justice Department in July, or of HSBC Holdings, a major European bank, and Basler Kantonalbank, a Swiss cantonal bank, said the people briefed on the matter.”
“If the proposal passes, it could start supplying new textbooks in dialects next year, says Ivo Berther, a cantonal official.”
“The book could not have come at a worse time for Sarkozy, whose ruling right-of-centre UMP party is facing an onslaught by the extreme-right Front National in cantonal elections today.”
“Prosecutors also are investigating several smaller cantonal banks in Switzerland, according to people familiar with the matter.”
“It's difficult to say what the current development could mean in the long term, but many people are overwhelmed by Zug's rapid development from a farming town into a global village," says Barbara Gysel , president of the Social Democrats in the canton and member of the cantonal parliament.”
“The SNB and financial regulator Finma have ramped up evaluation of lending standards at domestic banks with large mortgage books, such as Raiffeisen and cantonal banks.”
“Instead the magistrate had to rely on the cantonal police, who had less experience with complex national security investigations.”
“Some of the language was hyperbolic, with accounts describing cantonal police storming the federal police offices and seizing the keys to the room to stop anyone from destroying the evidence.”
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