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Acadia

[uh-key-dee-uh] /əˈkeɪ di ə/
noun
1.
a former French colony in SE Canada: ceded to Great Britain 1713.
French Acadie
[a-ka-dee] /a kaˈdi/ (Show IPA)
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Acadia

/əˈkeɪdɪə/
noun
1.
  1. the Atlantic Provinces of Canada
  2. the French-speaking areas of these provinces
2.
(formerly) a French colony in the present-day Atlantic Provinces: ceded to Britain in 1713
French name Acadie (akadi)
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