Acadia

[ uh-key-dee-uh ]
/ əˈkeɪ di ə /

noun

a former French colony in SE Canada: ceded to Great Britain 1713.
French A·ca·die [a-ka-dee] /a kaˈdi/.
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Acadia

/ (əˈkeɪdɪə) /

noun

  1. the Atlantic Provinces of Canada
  2. the French-speaking areas of these provinces
(formerly) a French colony in the present-day Atlantic Provinces: ceded to Britain in 1713
French name: Acadie (akadi)
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