demicanton

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

Definition of demicanton

: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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up demicanton? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

pleasing or sweet sound

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!