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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How to use Acadia in a sentence
When I visit Acadia, which is often, I feel I’m entering an elegant wilderness, a land hardened by glaciers and waves and weather that’s been groomed by human hands.
Acadia ranks among the top-ten most visited national parks, yet it’s also among the smallest and most congested.
Canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic, Acadia’s annual Night Sky Festival is scheduled to resume in September 2021.
These five small islands, four of which belong to Acadia, offer some shelter for paddlers.
On Tuesday, we took the kids to Acadia National Park—about 55 miles from where we were staying.
We'll travel in the opposite direction from Acadia, for Nova Scotia is large enough to contain us all without a collision.
The King had certainly given Poutrincourt rights in Acadia, and he had passed them on to his son.
He had been graduated from Acadia College a few years before, the youngest of his class by more than a year.
Every king's ship from Acadia brought to Ponchartrain letters full of matters like these.A Half Century of Conflict - Volume I | Francis Parkman
First, the question of Acadia: whether the treaty gave England a vast country, or only a strip of seacoast.A Half Century of Conflict - Volume I | Francis Parkman
British Dictionary definitions for Acadia
the Atlantic Provinces of Canada
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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