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Acadia US English

A former French colony established in 1604 in the territory that now includes Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island in Canada. Contested by France and Britain, it was ceded to Britain in 1763, and many French Acadians were deported to other parts of North America, especially Louisiana

Acadia New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

former French colony in Nova Scotia