- previously Can·ton (kănˈtŏnˌ, kănˌtŏnˈ)Guangzhou A city of south China on a delta nearby the Southern China water. The administrative centre of Guangdong province, it became a treaty port available to foreign trade following the Opium War (1839-1842). Populace: 4,150,000.
- A city in the south-east of Asia, the next biggest town, in the province of Guangdong
- a city regarding Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the main city of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port