French Canadian


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French Canadian

n.
A Canadian of French ancestry.

French′-Ca·na′di·an adj.

French Canadian

n
(Peoples) a Canadian citizen whose native language is French
adj
1. (Peoples) of or relating to French Canadians or their language
2. (Languages) of or relating to French Canadians or their language

French′ Cana′dian


n.
1. a Canadian whose first language is French, esp. a descendant of the colonists of New France.
adj.
3. Also, French′-Cana′dian. of or pertaining to French Canadians or the French-speaking parts of Canada.
[1750–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.French Canadian - a Canadian descended from early French settlers and whose native language is French
Acadian - an early French settler in the Maritimes
Canadian - a native or inhabitant of Canada
Canuck - informal term for Canadians in general and French Canadians in particular
Translations

French Canadian

adj & nfranco-canadese (m/f)
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In fact, I used to hear a great deal more at Bangor, from those French Canadians that came down to cut the ice, than I saw I should ever hear at that hotel.
A gang of French Canadians fell almost on top of him.
But they were organizing as a class, into a union whose rhetoric eschewed the iconography and antimodern tendencies of French Canadian culture in favor of the Pilgrims, the Founding Fathers, and the language of democracy and progress.
T]HE MOBILITY of the French Canadians was a fundamental trait that demands examination if the continuity of the Quebec identity is to be fully understood.
A French Canadian gent came flying at high speed out of the street course and directly into me-French Canadian knee meets El Beardo thigh area at rapid velocity.
Was he the ogre of all things French Canadian, as Henri Bourassa and other Quebec nationalists painted him?
It is very clear, more than Little believes, that the Quebec French Canadian farming families, like those of eastern Ontario at the same time, were for this reason much more subsistence-oriented and dependent upon the forest industry than their immediate Anglophone neighbors.
26) Rather, as Thomas Dublin points out in his comparison with earlier generations of female textile hands in Lowell, Massachusetts, "[t]he French Canadian and Greek mill operative in 1900 was, in fact, 'an arm of the family economy' .
French Canadians, however, represented the largest immigrant group in the city, and had done so since the last third of the 19th century.
He also knew French Canada, and his first fiction, In the Village of Viger (1896), was a collection of French Canadian stories.
The foyer contains a historical display about the Society then and now; the second largest collection of sculptures by noted French Canadian artist Alfred Laliberte; a collection of paintings and pictures of Manchester's Franco-American mayors; and several more historical displays.
There's nothing dishonest or dumb about this movie, directed in English by French Canadian Lea Pool from her countrywoman Susan Swan's novel ``The Wives of Bath.