There could be no more fitting companion for the Acadian chicken stew entree inscribed on a blackboard in the dining room.
In a word the Acadian mothers see their babes die at the breast not having wherewith to nourish them.
And here, at this turn of the road, we encounter two Acadian peasants.
The Acadian stooped at once and with a quick splash launched his canoe.
But we are again in the Acadian forest—a truce to moralizing—let us enjoy the scenery.
The victory of the English arms was followed by the removal of the bulk of the Acadian population from Acadia.
The decrepit figure in its quaint Acadian garb was one to be remembered.
You could not have told whether the Acadian saw the black man or not.
The Acadian caterpillar often turns into a Creole butterfly.
We have had a steel engraving of Faed's picture which is so well known, but I have never seen an Acadian in the flesh.
1705, from Acadia, Latinized form of Acadie, French name of Nova Scotia, probably from Archadia, the name given to the region by Verrazano in 1520s, from Greek Arkadia, emblematic in pastoral poetry of a place of rural peace (see Arcadian); the name may have been suggested to Europeans by the native Micmac (Algonquian) word akadie "fertile land." The Acadians, expelled by the English in 1755, settled in large numbers in Louisiana (see Cajun, which is a corruption of Acadian).