- 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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On Tuesday, we took the kids to Acadia National Park—about 55 miles from where we were staying.Testing Automatic Link, the FitBit for Your Car
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July 8, 2014
As in Acadia and New York, peace or no peace, a clash was inevitable.
Of all the hotbeds of intrigue, Acadia, from its position, had become the worst.
Acadia, Lake Champlain, the Ohio,—these are to be the theaters of the contest.
Longfellow's poem, "Evangeline," is based on the touching story of Acadia.The Land We Live In
Even these offers were rejected, and England would not resign Acadia.A Half Century of Conflict - Volume I
- 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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