Definition of "cañon" [ca•ñon]

  • (noun) Variant of canyon.
  • (noun) a Church decree enacted to regulate morals or religious practices
  • (noun) a general rule or standard, as of judgment, morals, etc
  • (noun) a principle or accepted criterion applied in a branch of learning or art
  • (noun) the complete list of the canonized saints
  • (noun) the prayer in the Mass in which the Host is consecrated
  • (noun) a list of writings, esp sacred writings, officially recognized as genuine
  • (noun) a piece of music in which an extended melody in one part is imitated successively in one or more other parts
  • (noun) a list of the works of an author that are accepted as authentic
  • (noun) (formerly) a size of printer's type equal to 48 point

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