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We found 65 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word canon:
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General dictionaries General (35 matching dictionaries)
  1. Canon: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Canon: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]
  3. the canon, canon: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  4. canon, Canon: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  5. canon: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  6. canon: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  7. canon: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  8. the canon, canon: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Canon: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  10. Canon: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  11. canon: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  12. canon: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  13. canon: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  14. can, canon (m), canon (de), canon: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  15. canon: Rhymezone [home, info]
  16. canon: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  17. The Canon (podcast), The Canon (Podcast), The Canon (Natalie Angier book), Canon, Canon (rapper), Canon (priest), Canon (music), Canon (manga), Canon (liturgy), Canon (hymnography), Canon (game), Canon (film), Canon (fictional), Canon (fiction), Canon (disambiguation), Canon (company), Canon (canon law), Canon (basic principle), Canon (album), Canon (Star Wars), Canon (Star Trek), Canon (Pachelbel): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. canon: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  19. canon, Canon: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. canon (2), canon (1): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  21. canon, Canon: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  22. canon: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  23. canon: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  24. canon: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  25. canon, Canon: Wiktionary [home, info]
  26. canon: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  27. canon, Canon, Canon: Wordnik [home, info]
  28. canon: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  29. canon: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  30. canon: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  31. canon, canon: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  32. canon, canon: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  33. canon: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (10 matching dictionaries)
  1. CANON: Bobs Byway OF POETIC TERMS [home, info]
  2. canon: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]
  3. Canon: Literary Terms [home, info]
  4. canon: Literary Criticism [home, info]
  5. Canon: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]
  6. canon: Essentials of Music [home, info]
  7. Canon: Epicurus.com Food Glossary [home, info]
  8. Canon: Epicurus.com French Glossary [home, info]
  9. Canon: Paris Cookbook [home, info]
  10. canon: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. canon, Canon (disambiguation), Canon (collection), Canon (Christianity): Legal dictionary [home, info]
  2. CANON: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  3. canon: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  4. canon: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. canon, Canon (disambiguation), Canon (collection), Canon (Christianity): Encyclopedia [home, info]
  2. canon: Netlingo [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. canon: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]
  2. canon: A Brief Critical Dictionary of Education [home, info]
  3. Canon: Arms and Armour [home, info]
  4. Canon: baby names list [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. CANON: Irivng Hexham's Concise Dictionary of Religion [home, info]
  2. canon, canon, Canon: Postmodern Bible Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Canon: Glossary of spiritual and religious terms [home, info]
  4. Canon: Catholic Encyclopedia [home, info]
  5. Canon: Religious Tolerance [home, info]
  6. Canon: Easton Bible [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. canon: The Folk File [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Canon: Urban Conservation Glossary [home, info]
  2. Canon: Sweetwater Music [home, info]
  3. Canon: PhotoNotes Dictionary of Film and Digital Photography [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (canon)

noun:  a collection of books accepted as holy scripture especially the books of the Bible recognized by any Christian church as genuine and inspired
noun:  a complete list of saints that have been recognized by the Roman Catholic Church
noun:  a rule or especially body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field or art or philosophy ("The neoclassical canon")
noun:  a contrapuntal piece of music in which a melody in one part is imitated exactly in other parts
noun:  a priest who is a member of a cathedral chapter
noun:  a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall
name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #8214)

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