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Definition of "cantoned" [can•toned]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of canton. (verb)
  • Having a charge in each of the four corners; said of a cross on a shield, and also of the shield itself. (adjective)
  • Having the angles marked by, or decorated with, projecting mouldings or small columns. (adjective)

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Use "cantoned" in a sentence
  • "Jerusalem, was a cross counter patent cantoned with four little crosses or, upon a field azure, displaying thus metal upon metal."
  • ""It was to end this ping-pong game that the international community has called for Bunia to be demilitarised and for armed groups to be cantoned outside the town" he added, saying the presence of armed militia made it impossible for assembly members to move around town."
  • "Rwandan rebels who have been disarmed and cantoned at the base in Kamina"
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