Pronunciation: (kan"tn-ēz', -ēs'), [key]
—n., pl. -ese,
1. a Chinese language spoken in Canton, the surrounding area of southern China, and Hong Kong.
2. a native or inhabitant of Canton, China.
pertaining to Canton, China, its inhabitants, or their language.
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