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1) Acadian, Cajun. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...Acadians were the French colonists who during the seventeenth century settled what later became the Canadian Maritime (now Atlantic) Provinces and part of Quebec....

2) Acadian. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...b. A descendant of these settlers, especially a Cajun. 2. A dialect of French spoken by the Acadians....

3) 791. Evangeline. A Tale of Acadie. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1909-14. English Poetry III: From Tennyson to Whitman. The Harvard Classics
...in the woodland the voice of the huntsman? Where is the thatch-roofed village, the home of Acadian farmers,— Men whose lives glided on like rivers that water the...

4) Cajun. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...See ACADIAN; ZYDECO. 1...

5) Sackville. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...N.B., Canada, near the head of Chignecto Bay, an arm of the Bay of Fundy. The early French Acadian settlers diked and reclaimed the nearby Tantramar marshes, creating...

6) Tracadie. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...village, NE N.S., Canada, on George Bay, 16 mi/26 km E of Antigonish. Fishing port. Acadian Fr. settlement. Has Trappist monastery (1825)....

7) Delcambre. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Delcambre (del-KAHMB), town (1990 pop. 1,978), S La., 8 mi/13 km E of Abbeville, in the Acadian country, and 9 mi/14 km N of Vermilion Bay, Gulf of Mexico; 29°57'N...

8) Saint Louis de Kent. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...(1991 pop. 1,009), E N.B., Canada, on Kouchibouguac R., 7 mi/11 km NW of Richibucto, in Acadian dist.; 46°44'N 64°58'W. Agr. Landscaped grounds and replica of shrine...

9) Sackville. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...the head of Chignecto Bay (an arm of the Bay of Fundy); 45°53'N 64°21'W. The early Fr. Acadian settlers diked and reclaimed the nearby Tantramar marshes, creating...

10) L'Ardoise. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Breton Isl. 30 mi/48 km E of Port Hawkesbury. In mid-18th cent. it was important center of Acadian fishing and slate quarrying region, with active fur trade....

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