[dem-ee-kan-tuh n, -ton, -kan-ton]
- either of the two political divisions in Switzerland into which the cantons of Basel, Appenzell, and Unterwalden are each divided.
Origin of demicanton
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- either of the two parts of certain Swiss cantons