Acadie

See also: Acadië

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Acadia, from Greek, or from Mi'kmaq akadie (fertile land).

Proper nounEdit

Acadie

  1. Rendering of the Ancient and mythical Acadia
  2. The name of a French Northern American colony, part of Nouvelle France (New France), comprising the present Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia (French Nouvelle Écosse) and New Brunswick (French Nouveau Brunswick, split off) and Cape Breton Island (French Île du Cap-Breton, split off but ultimately (re)integrated into Nova Scotia)

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