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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Given the heavy Chinese culture influence in the show, it is likely that the town is named after the former anglicization of the province of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guangdong Guangdong]. "Canton" is the origin for the adjective "Cantonese."
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*Given the heavy Chinese culture influence in the show, it is likely that the town is named after the former anglicization of the province of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guangdong Guangdong]. "Canton" is the origin for the adjective "Cantonese". However, "canton" is also the term for a [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cantons_of_Switzerland Swiss political district], essentially states but derived from the French term meaning "corner" or "district".
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

Revision as of 22:48, June 19, 2014

Canton was a town on Higgins' Moon, where Jayne Cobb was regarded as the Hero of Canton.

Trivia

  • Given the heavy Chinese culture influence in the show, it is likely that the town is named after the former anglicization of the province of Guangdong. "Canton" is the origin for the adjective "Cantonese". However, "canton" is also the term for a Swiss political district, essentially states but derived from the French term meaning "corner" or "district".

Appearances

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