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  • n. Plural form of canton.

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Examples

  • The Swiss central bank is owned by shareholders, including Swiss member states known as cantons.

    Japanese, Swiss Move to Push Currencies Lower

  • At the same time, the Bosnia Croats were, of course, interested in there being substantial powers at the local levels -- what have been called cantons in this arrangement -- so that in areas of most concern to them, particularly things like education, culture, radio and television, information -- those kinds of things -- that they would have a large degree of control over their cultural identity in this case as Croats.

    Background Briefing On Croat Muslim Peace Agreement

  • It affects Palestinians, never Jews and is part of a process to "de-Arabize" lands and confine their inhabitants to small disconnected enclaves (Sharon's "cantons") on about 15% of the entire country.

    Jeff Halper's "An Israeli in Palestine" - Part I

  • He is the author of the 1992 "Sharon Plan," under which Israel would annex 50 percent of the occupied territories and create eleven isolated "cantons" for the unenfranchised Palestinian residents.

    America, the War, and Israel: An Exchange

  • Claude Longchamp, leader of the gfs. bern polling institute, is quoted by the Associated Press as saying that the projection also forecasts approval by more than half of the country's 26 cantons, meaning it will become a constitutional amendment.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • Claude Longchamp, leader of the gfs. bern polling institute, said the projections also forecast support for the ban by more than half of Switzerland's 26 cantons, meaning it will become a constitutional amendment.

    AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE)

  • Claude Longchamp, leader of the widely respected gfs. bern polling institute, said the projection contracted by state-owned DRS television forecasts approval of the initiative by more than half the country's 26 cantons, meaning it will become a constitutional amendment.

    Fore, right!

  • Claude Longchamp, leader of the widely respected gfs. bern polling institute, says the projection also forecasts approval by more than half the country's 26 cantons, meaning it will become a constitutional amendment.

    JPost Headlines

  • "cantons" on the Palestinians - the campaign to re-demonize Arafat and his people proved a relatively simple exercise.

    Palestine Chronicle - Headlines

  • The correlation between large non white populations and far right extremism is not that strong. (same thing in Switzerland where the French-speaking urban cantons have voted in majority against the minaret ban, contrary to Germanophone cantons).

    Matthew Yglesias » Charles Murray Sees Nonwhite People

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