Definition of Acadian noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//əˈkeɪdiən//
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈkeɪdiən//
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  1. 1a French-speaking Canadian from New Brunswick, and parts of Quebec near it, Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island
  2. 2(in the US) a person from Louisiana whose family originally came from the French colony of Acadia in what is now Nova Scotia
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Acadian