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ˈkæn toʊcan·to

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cantonoun

    the highest part (usually the melody) in a piece of choral music

  2. cantonoun

    a major division of a long poem


  1. cantonoun

    One of the chief divisions of a long poem; a book.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cantonoun

    one of the chief divisions of a long poem; a book

  2. Cantonoun

    the highest vocal part; the air or melody in choral music; anciently the tenor, now the soprano

  3. Etymology: [It. canto, fr. L. cantus singing, song. See Chant.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Canto

    kan′tō, n. division of a song or poem: the treble or leading melody.—n. Can′tor, the leader of the singing in a church, a precentor.—adjs. Cantō′rial; Cantō′ris (gen. of L. cantor), of or belonging to the cantor or precentor.—n. Can′tus, a melody, esp. an ecclesiastical style of music.—Canto fermo, the simple melody of the hymns and chants used in the Christian Church of the West from the earliest times. [It.,—L. cantuscanĕre, to sing.]

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  1. octan

  2. acton, Acton, act on

  3. Act on

  4. Acton

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of canto in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of canto in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of canto in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    El valor es a menudo malinterpretado como la ausencia de miedo, que no lo es. El valor es más bien un dominio total de temor. Que es el valor que le quita el miedo a cometer errores y miedo más profundo al fracaso. El valor nunca es una bestia rugiente como aparece muchas veces - pero en mi opinión, es un maravilloso, tranquilo y pequeño pájaro cantor que susurra en voz baja y suavemente en los oídos: "Que va a hacer de nuevo mañana! Que va a hacer que suceda! ! " durante los momentos más oscuros de la vida, cuando estás solo. Nunca perder ese bello y precioso canto de un pájaro.

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