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New France

noun
1.
the French colonies and possessions in North America up to 1763.
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  • What had New France done for these that they were cheerful to die for her?

    Fort Amity Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • All New France is dying around us, and I stay with my father to see the end.

    Fort Amity Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Here, then, was the daring leader chosen to invade New France.

  • And the population of New France does not yet number 60,000 people.

  • Henceforth there was no highway from New France to Louisiana.

  • Why, it is to be the most magnificent affair ever got up in New France.

    The Golden Dog William Kirby
  • A soup, rich and savory, was the prelude at all dinners in New France.

    The Golden Dog William Kirby
  • The gentlemen were invited to partake of what was then a novelty in New France.

    The Golden Dog William Kirby
  • You, the boldest Intendant ever sent to New France, and say you dare not!

    The Golden Dog William Kirby
British Dictionary definitions for New France

New France

noun
1.
the former French colonies and possessions in North America, most of which were lost to England and Spain by 1763: often restricted to the French possessions in Canada
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