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demicanton

[ dem-ee-kan-tuhn, -ton, -kan-ton ]
/ ˌdɛm iˈkæn tən, -tɒn, -kænˈtɒn /
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noun
either of the two political divisions in Switzerland into which the cantons of Basel, Appenzell, and Unterwalden are each divided.
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Origin of demicanton

<French demi-canton.See demi-, canton
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British Dictionary definitions for demicanton

demicanton
/ (ˌdɛmɪˈkæntɒn, -kænˈtɒn) /

noun
either of the two parts of certain Swiss cantons
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