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Of or relating to Acadia or its people, language, or culture.
a. One of the early French settlers of Acadia.
b. A descendant of these settlers.
2. A dialect of French spoken by the Acadians.
(Placename) denoting or relating to Acadia or its inhabitants
(Historical Terms) any of the early French settlers in Nova Scotia, many of whom were deported to Louisiana in the 18th century. See also Cajun
A•ca•di•an(əˈkeɪ di ən)
1. a native or inhabitant of Acadia.
2. any of the French-speaking inhabitants of Acadia expelled by the British 1755–63, and their descendants, esp. in the Maritime Provinces, N Maine, and Louisiana.adj.
3. of or pertaining to Acadia.