Acadian

[ uh-key-dee-uh n ]
/ əˈkeɪ di ən /

adjective

of or relating to Acadia or its inhabitants.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Acadia.

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Origin of Acadian

An Americanism dating back to 1695–1705; Acadi(a) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for acadian

Acadian
/ (əˈkeɪdɪən) /

adjective

denoting or relating to Acadia or its inhabitants

noun

any of the early French settlers in Nova Scotia, many of whom were deported to Louisiana in the 18th centurySee also Cajun
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