What does the word canto mean?

Usage examples for canto

  1. Take a canto at a time, and read it through. – Dante: His Times and His Work by Arthur John Butler
  2. He would have pleased the most exacting of modern critics, for he was the true bel canto. – Memoirs of an American Prima Donna by Clara Louise Kellogg
  3. His third canto in Rimini is equal to anything in any language of that sweet sort. – Leigh Hunt's Relations with Byron, Shelley and Keats by Barnette Miller