Guangdong vs Canton - What's the difference?
Canton is a synonym of guangdong.
* Kwangtung (obsolete)
(en proper noun )
A populous province in China, located on the southern coast.
* Canton (historical)
From (etyl) .
(en noun )
A division of a political unit.
* Bishop Burnet
- that little canton of land called the “English pale”
# One of the states comprising the Swiss Confederation.
# A subdivision of an arrondissement of France.
# A division of Luxembourg, Bosnia and Herzegovina, etc.
A small community or clan.
A subdivision of a flag, the rectangular inset on the upper hoist (i.e., flagpole) side (e.g., the stars of the US national flag are in a canton).
(heraldiccharge) A division of a shield occupying one third of the chief, usually on the dexter side, formed by a perpendicular line from the top meeting a horizontal line from the side.
- There is another piece of Holbein’s, in which, in six several cantons , the several parts of our Saviour’s passion are represented.
- The king gave us the arms of England to be borne in a canton in our arms.
(en verb )
To delineate as a separate district.
(en noun )
(obsolete) A song or canto.
- Write loyal cantons of contemned love.