Acadians


Acadians
n. resident of Acadia (former French colony in southeastern Canada) adj. pertaining to Acadia (former French colony in southeastern Canada)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Acadians — This article is about the Acadian people and culture Infobox Ethnic group| group=Acadians poptime=approximately 380,000 (not including Louisiana or most of New England) popplace=Canada: 371,590 1 New Brunswick: 326,220 Quebec: 17,420 Nova Scotia …   Wikipedia

  • Acadians —    The first permanent settlers were those who came with De Razilly in 1632, and from these the Acadians of to day are descended. Other French immigrants were brought by d Aulnay de Charnisay from 1639 to 1649, and by La Tour and Le Borgne in… …   The makers of Canada

  • Acadians, Expulsion of the —    Governor Lawrence in 1755, with the advice of his Council and of Admirals Boscawen and Mostyn, but apparently without consulting the home government, decided that the Acadians must be deported from Nova Scotia. The reason for this decision was …   The makers of Canada

  • Expulsion of the Acadians — St. John River Campaign: Raid on Grimrose (present day Gagetown, New Brunswick). This is the only contemporaneous image of the Expulsion of the Acadians The Expulsion of the Acadians (also known as the Great Upheaval, the Great Expulsion, The… …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Acadians — The Acadians ( fr. Acadiens) are the descendants of the original French settlers and often Métis, of parts of Acadia (French: Acadie ) in the northeastern region of North America comprising what is now the Canadian Maritime Provinces of New… …   Wikipedia

  • Expulsion of Acadians —    See Acadians, Expulsion of the …   The makers of Canada

  • List of Acadians — This is a list of members of the Acadian people, and people of Acadian origins.Actors*Patricia McKenzie actress born in Les Îles de la Madeleine (Painchaud family)Education*Barbara Le BlancBarbara Rogers Bridges (mother was LeBlanc) Professor… …   Wikipedia

  • Acadian (disambiguation) — Acadians are natives of Acadia, a region of northeastern North America (see also Cajuns).Acadian may also mean: *Acadian French, a French dialect *Acadian World Congress *List of Acadians *Acadian Peninsula *Acadian (automobile), a make of… …   Wikipedia

  • Acadia — Infobox Former Subdivision native name = Acadie conventional long name = Acadia common name = Acadia subdivision = Division nation = New France image map caption = Acadia (1754) national anthem= capital = Port Royal stat area1= stat year1 = stat… …   Wikipedia

  • Cajun — This article is about an ethnic culture. For other uses, see Cajun (disambiguation). Cajuns Total population 2 5 million[ …   Wikipedia


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