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Canon or Canons may refer to:

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  • Canon (rapper) (born Aaron McCain, 1989)
  • Fernando Canon (1860–1938), Filipino revolutionary general, poet, inventor, engineer, musician and chess player
  • Lou Canon, stage name of Leanne Greyerbiehl, a Canadian indie pop singer-songwriter



  • Religious text#Authority of religious texts: some religious texts are accepted or categorized as canonical, some non-canonical, and others extracanonical, semi-canonical, deutero-canonical, pre-canonical or post-canonical
    • Biblical canon, a set of texts regarded by a Christian or Jewish community as part of the Bible
  • Canon law, the whole judicial system in Christian churches
    • Canon (canon law), a law or ordinance promulgated by a synod, ecumenical council, or individual bishop (within the canon law system of that Church).
  • Canon (clergy), a title of certain Christian priests
  • Canon (hymnography), a kind of hymn in Eastern Orthodox Christianity
  • Pāli Canon, scriptures of Theravāda Buddhism (these include the Sutta Pitaka, the Vinaya Pitaka and the Abhidhamma Pitaka)

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