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French Canada

noun
1.
the areas of Canada, esp in the province of Quebec, where French Canadians predominate
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  • In the case of the simple people of french canada, it would seem that it will be sooner.

    Women of America John Rouse Larus
  • A good example of this is given in Charlevoix's work on french canada.

  • I am not well convinced that we yet comprehend, here in french canada, the meaning of this war.

    The Valley of Vision Henry Van Dyke
  • What is the future reserved to french canada, and indeed to the whole Dominion?

  • french canada was lost to France through the operations and strength of the colonies under English rule.

    The Land of Evangeline John Frederic Herbin
  • This was the man who, more than any other, created french canada.

    Pioneers in Canada Sir Harry Johnston
  • All of these, I think, possessed the spirit of french canada, though all are more or less mystical in nature.

  • Many are the scenes of religious miracles in this country, although french canada and old Mexico boast of more.

  • This riot in the old city is not an expression of the spirit of french canada at all.

    The Valley of Vision Henry Van Dyke
  • Henceforward, conquered french canada was made a political bulwark against rebellious America.

    The Framework of Home Rule Erskine Childers

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