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Acadia  n.  
The French-speaking part of the Canadian Maritime Provinces.

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... was chiefly in expeditions against the French colonies to the northward that the naval strength of the English colonies was exerted. Particularly were the colonies of Port Royal, in Acadia, and the French stronghold of Quebec coveted by the British, and they proved fertile sources of contention in the opening years of the eighteenth century. Although the movement for the capture of these colonies ...
— The Naval History of the United States - Volume 1 (of 2) • Willis J. Abbot

Words linked to "Acadia" :   dominion, Canadian Maritime Provinces, territory, Maritimes, Acadia National Park

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