demicanton

demicanton

[dem-ee-kan-tuhn, -ton, -kan-ton]
noun
either of the two political divisions in Switzerland into which the cantons of Basel, Appenzell, and Unterwalden are each divided.

Origin:
< French demi-canton. See demi-, canton

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demicanton (ˌdɛmɪˈkæntɒn, -kænˈtɒn)
 
n
either of the two parts of certain Swiss cantons

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