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Canton River

[kan-ton] /kænˈtɒn/
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  • The ships of war had congregated in the Blenheim passage of the Canton River.

    The Three Midshipmen W.H.G. Kingston
  • He captured the Bogue forts commanding the passage of the Canton River.

    Miss Eden's Letters Emily Eden
  • Sybil and Leonard were taken very often on the Canton River in all kinds of boats, both large and small.

    Peeps Into China E. C. Phillips
  • Anson convoyed his prize to the Canton River, where he sold it much below its value, for 6000 piastres.

  • When off the mouth of the Canton River we had taken on board an interpreter named Thom.

British Dictionary definitions for Canton River

Canton River

another name for the Zhu Jiang
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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