canon - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˈkænən/
singularcanon
pluralcanons
  1. 2
    [usually singular] all the writing, music etc that is generally accepted as the work of one writer, musician etc

    a lesser-known film in the Kubrick canon

  2. 4
    music a type of music in which different instruments or voices start the same series of notes, one after another