1. Proper noun.  An alternative (former) name for Guangzhou in China.
  2. Proper noun.  An alternative (former) name for Guangdong in China.
  3. Proper noun.  (surname, topographical) of French or Galician derivation.
  4. Noun.  A division of a political unit.
  5. Noun.  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).
  6. Verb.  To delineate as a separate district.

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