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Acadia Line breaks: Aca¦dia
Pronunciation: /əˈkeɪdɪə/

Definition of Acadia in English:

A former French colony established in 1604 in the territory now forming Nova Scotia in Canada. It was contested by France and Britain until it was eventually ceded to Britain in 1763; French-speaking Acadians were deported to other parts of North America, especially Louisiana.


From Acadie, the French name for Nova Scotia.

Words that rhyme with Acadia

Arcadia, nadir, stadia
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