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Canton River

[kan-ton] /kænˈtɒn/
noun
1.
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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

/kænˈtɒn/
noun
1.
another name for the Zhu Jiang
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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