demicanton

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noun demi·can·ton \ˈde-mē-ˌkan-tən, -ˌtän\

Definition of demicanton

  1. :  one of the two divisions into which each of the three Swiss cantons Appenzell, Basel, and Unterwalden are separated

Origin and Etymology of demicanton

French demi-canton, from demi- (from demi half) + canton


First Known Use: 1853


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