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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Can·ter·bury /ˈkæntə(r)ˌbɛri, b(ə)ri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Can·ter·bur·y prop. n.
 1. A city in England, giving its name various articles.  It is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury (primate of all England), and contains the shrine of Thomas à Becket, to which pilgrimages were formerly made.
 2. A stand with divisions in it for holding music, loose papers, etc.
 Canterbury ball Bot., a species of Campanula of several varieties, cultivated for its handsome bell-shaped flowers.
 Canterbury gallop, a gentle gallop such as was used by pilgrims riding to Canterbury; a canter.
 Canterbury tale, one of the tales which Chaucer puts into the mouths of certain pilgrims to Canterbury. Hence, any tale told by travelers to pass away the time.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a town in Kent in southeastern England; site of the
          cathedral where Thomas a Becket was martyred in 1170;
          seat of the archbishop and primate of the Anglican Church