Acadia

Acadia [ə kā′dē ə]
[Fr Acadia, prob. < Archadia, name given by VERRAZANO Giovanni da (1524), after Arcadia, place of rural peace]
region & former French colony (1604-1713) on the NE coast of North America, including what are now the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, plus parts of Quebec and parts of Maine
Acadian
adj., n.

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