cantonal cantonal  /ˈkæn tə nəl/


  • (adj) of or relating to a canton


  1. Schaeffer and his wife were told by the cantonal government that they must move out of the canton.
  2. Britain's general election and France's cantonal elections had shown how the yeast of suffering and liberation had leavened men's minds.
  3. Fortunately for the brave little Gaston a few more cantonal elections followed those of fortnight ago.



  1. "The European Commission has no doubt that cantonal tax schemes qualify as subsidies because they offer an unfair tax advantage to companies in Switzerland for profits generated in the EU. Income generated in Switzerland is taxed higher," EU...
    on Apr 26, 2007 By: Joaquin Almunia Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Attacking cantonal taxation is the same as attacking Swiss sovereignty," said Finance Minister Hans-Rudolf Merz last week.
    on Jan 15, 2007 By: Hans-Rudolf Merz Source: Swissinfo

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