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French Canadian

a descendant of the early French colonists of Canada.
the language of the French Canadians.
one of a Canadian breed of small, dark-brown dairy cattle, raised chiefly in Quebec.
Origin of French Canadian
First recorded in 1750-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A French Canadian built an imitation of her the following year.

    All Afloat

    William Wood
  • As a rule the traders were Scottish and the voyageurs French Canadian.

    All Afloat

    William Wood
  • He was of French Canadian descent and was a very good soldier.

    The Red Watch J. A. Currie
  • His French Canadian comrade waved his fiddle-bow protestingly.

    Masters of the Wheat-Lands

    Harold Bindloss
  • Johnny could have loved the little French Canadian for that speech.

    Whispers at Dawn

    Roy J. Snell
  • It ought to be one of those pretty French Canadian airs, at least.

    Down the River to the Sea Agnes Maule Machar
  • You feel like that brute owned by the enthusiastic French Canadian.

    The Lash Olin L. Lyman
  • He was a French Canadian trader and traveller who had left them fairly well to do.

  • "It ees a document," he cried, in the broken English of a French Canadian.

    The Man in the Twilight

    Ridgwell Cullum
British Dictionary definitions for French Canadian

French Canadian

a Canadian citizen whose native language is French
of or relating to French Canadians or their language
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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