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Acadian

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1. acadian

an early French settler in the Maritimes

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Acadian

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adjective
1. 
denoting or relating to Acadia or its inhabitants
noun
2. 
any of the early French settlers in Nova Scotia, many of whom were deported to Louisiana in the 18th century
See also Cajun

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Acadian

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adj.
Of or relating to Acadia or its people, language, or culture.
n.
1.
a. One of the early French settlers of Acadia.
b. A descendant of these settlers.
2. A dialect of French spoken by the Acadians.

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