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Acadian  adj.  Of or pertaining to Acadia, or Nova Scotia. "Acadian farmers."
Acadian epoch (Geol.), an epoch at the beginning of the American paleozoic time, and including the oldest American rocks known to be fossiliferous. See Geology.
Acadian owl (Zool.), a small North American owl (Nyctule Acadica); the saw-whet.

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"Acadian" Quotes from Famous Books

... Harry James Smith (The Atlantic Monthly Press). This little volume of short stories and studies deals with the Arcadian life of Cape Breton and the Gaspe coast. I am speaking from personal knowledge when I state that, this is the first time the Acadian has been understood by an English speaking writer, and if Mr. Smith's art works within narrow limits, it is quite faultless in its rendering. This volume suggests what a loss American letters has ...
— The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story • Various

Words linked to "Acadian" :   Cajun

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