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)
References in classic literature ?
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.
Ninety-two per cent of these immigrants settled in urban areas in the "border states or in states immediately south of them." (3) Even though most settled in urban areas, in the forests along the border and in inland lumber regions of New England and New York there were logging camps composed entirely of French Canadian workers.
Indeed, the oral tales of the region's past are inextricably linked with French Canadians' quest for a common history and identity, a quest pursued through the recording and re-telling of the past and of the agricultural life of the region's French settlers, the main thematic choices for the historical and the agricultural novels of the mid- to late-nineteenth centuries.
Having previously lived in a bilingual border town in Maine, Harrington realized that although a significant number of French Canadians were crossing the border to work shop and play in New Hampshire, the state's northernmost communities weren't doing as much as they could to help these visitors feel comfortable and welcome.
The French Canadian firm had $4 billion in revenue in 2010.
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Child, who works for the New England Historic Genealogical Society also said that he could trace French Canadian families back 200 years within minutes because priests in Quebec handily indexed all marriages between the 1600s and the 1900s.
In hockey the focus is on French Canadian players, and only recently has the issue of discrimination against European hockey players surfaced.
In the ensuing years, it helped in toning down French Canadian demands and made the younger generations of English Canadians more acceptable of the Quebecois.
Using a much larger study population and including analyses for additional mutations, we have expanded our studies of TSD carrier frequencies among persons of French Canadian background living in New England.
The girls winner was French Canadian Maude-Aimee LeBlanc (288).