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1. acadia

the French-speaking part of the Canadian Maritime Provinces

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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

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region & former French colony (1604-1713) on the NE coast of North America, including what are now the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, plus parts of Quebec and parts of Maine

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A region and former French colony of eastern Canada, chiefly in Nova Scotia but also including Prince Edward Island and the coastal area from the St. Lawrence River south into Maine. During the French and Indian War (1754-1763) many Acadians migrated or were deported by the British to southern territories, including Louisiana, where their descendants came to be known as Cajuns.

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