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Definitions of canonical:
  • adjective:   conforming to orthodox or recognized rules
    Example: "The drinking of cocktails was as canonical a rite as the mixing- Sinclair Lewis"
  • adjective:   of or relating to or required by canon law
  • adjective:   appearing in a Biblical canon
    Example: "A canonical book of the Christian New Testament"
  • adjective:   reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality
    Example: "A canonical syllable pattern"

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