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

 can·to /ˈkæn(ˌ)to/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Can·to n.; pl. Cantos
 1. One of the chief divisions of a long poem; a book.
 2. Mus. The highest vocal part; the air or melody in choral music; anciently the tenor, now the soprano.
 Canto fermo  Mus., the plain ecclesiastical chant in cathedral service; the plain song.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the highest part (usually the melody) in a piece of choral
      2: a major division of a long poem