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French Canadian

noun

  1. a descendant of the early French colonists of Canada.
  2. the language of the French Canadians.
  3. one of a Canadian breed of small, dark-brown dairy cattle, raised chiefly in Quebec.


French Canadian

noun

  1. a Canadian citizen whose native language is French


adjective

  1. of or relating to French Canadians or their language

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Word History and Origins

Origin of French Canadian1

First recorded in 1750–60

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Example Sentences

He was from a French Canadian publishing company, a first-time writer.

Lemieux is a French-Canadian surname which means “The Best.”

We did one two weeks later, which was The Angry French Canadian, which got tons of exposure in Canada.

Mr. Maclean exposed and denounced the conduct of Mr. Papineau, the leader of the French Canadian insurgent party.

Fantasy as it is, the book has pictures of French-Canadian life which are as true as though the story itself was all true.

You can imagine the provocation it was to the French-Canadian population of Ottawa.

Lower Canada was a unit against the invader, and French-Canadian troops on every occasion covered themselves with glory.

One or two were on the gloomy, muddy little streets of a French-Canadian mill town.

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